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Land and Longhouse: Agrarian Transformation in the Uplands of Sarawak
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2011 (English)Book (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

This book examines the role of community, market and state in the historic transformation of upland livelihoods in Southeast Asia. Focusing on the Saribas Iban of Sarawak, the book combines in-depth, generation-long village case studies with an account of changes in land use and tenure at the regional level spanning a century and a half. This analysis demonstrates that, far from being passive victims of globalization, the Iban have been active agents in their own transformation, engaging with both market and state while retaining community values and governance.

Dr Cramb makes a significant new contribution to debates about economic, social and environmental change and conflict in upland Southeast Asia. His book offers a fascinating, empirically rich account of interest to scholars, development practitioners and the general reader alike.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Copenhagen: NIAS Press, 2011. , 436 p.
Series
NIAS Monographs, 110
Keyword [en]
Saribas Iban, community, economic, social and environmental change
National Category
Humanities
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URN: urn:nbn:se:norden:org:diva-4045ISBN: 978 87 7694 516 9 (print)ISBN: 978 87 7694 010 2 (print)OAI: oai:DiVA.org:norden-4045DiVA: diva2:848538
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