Focuses on the social, cultural, economic and technological processes that have transformed rural areas of Southeast Asia.
1. Rural Southeast Asia and the Global Context 2. Recasting the 'Agrarian Question' 3. Delineating the Rural Past 4. Imagining the Future 5. Diversifying Livelihoods 6. Hybrid Households 7. Agriculture's Place in a Diversifying Economy; Rural Industry and the Farmers in the City; the End of the Rural? 8. Ordinary Lives in a Global World
...the current volume is a complete and thoroughly readable discourse on rural change in Southeast Asia "Peter Van Dierman, Bijdragen " "It draws on a wide range of case studies and diverse literature to provide an excellent overviewof the changes that are currently shaping the region" "Peter Van Dierman, Bijdragen " "...an excellent read, providing a comprhensive and detailed picture of the region without oversimplifying or losing sight of the richness and iversity that represents Southeast Asia" "Peter Van Dierman, Bijdragen " "...an admirable and thought-provoking book, pleasantly free from jargon and discipline-specific language" "Peter Van Dierman, Bijdragen "