Good Times and Bad Times in Rural Java

Good Times and Bad Times in Rural Java

Jan Breman

Format: Print Book

ISBN: 9789812301772

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The causes of the Asian economic crisis have been the subject of fierce debates among economists, yet little is known about the impact on employment and well-being. In Indonesia, the worst affected country, the malaise turned into a political and societal upheaval which brought an end to the New Order regime. Based on anthropological fieldwork in two villages along the caost of West Java, the monograph discusses the repercussions for work and welfare in the rural hinterland.

(Length x Height x Width) in mm :152 x 229
Weight in grams: 550
Author Biography:Jan Breman, Emeritus Professor of Sociology at the Amsterdam School of Social Science Research, has a long-standing research record on historical and contemporary change in South and Southeast Asia.
Binding: Paperback
Keywords: Sociology / Rural
Page count: 330
Imprint: ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute
Publication Date: 20020819

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