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Author Eder, James F.

Title A generation later : household strategies and economic change in the rural Philippines / James F. Eder
Published Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press, [1999]
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 191 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Developing community, developing region -- The evolution of an intensive upland agriculture -- Diversification and differentiation in the community economy -- Contemporary household strategies for survival and prosperity -- Social standing, personal worth, and the aspirations of individuals
Summary Annotation For most of the twentieth century, migrant settlers from throughout the Philippines have established homesteads and new ways of life on Palawan Island, a one-time forest wilderness celebrated as the Philippines' "last frontier". This volume presents a careful, longitudinal analysis of socioeconomic change in one Palawan settler community founded by migrant farmers and fisherfolk during the 1940s and 1950s. Based on detailed information at the levels of community, household, and individual spanning a twenty-five-year period
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 173-188) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Family farms -- Philippines -- Palawan Island.
Households -- Philippines -- Palawan Island.
Rural industries -- Philippines -- Palawan Island.
Palawan Island (Philippines) -- Population.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 99024209
ISBN 0585238839 (electronic bk.)
0824862643 (electronic bk.)
9780585238838 (electronic bk.)
9780824862640 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Household strategies and economic change in the rural Philippines