Axelrod’s areas of research include environmental and natural resource law and politics, environmental justice, international political economy, particularly trade and development. His environmental scholarship also has a regional focus in India and South Asia.
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Examines how fisheries policy impacts people differently, depending on different configurations of gender, occupation, wealth, and power. Finds that women are more likely to adapt reactively (e.g., insufficient nutrition) when they also face low levels of wealth and/or social networks.