Tradition and Reform: Land Tenure and Rural Development in South-East Asia

Tradition and Reform: Land Tenure and Rural Development in South-East Asia

by Mark Cleary, Peter Eaton
     
 

The majority of the population of South-east Asia depends on the land for its living. Land is held in a multitude of different ways—through tribal custom, as individual owner-occupier units, through plantations. In many parts of the region landlessness is a major social and political issue. Using a wide range of case studies, this book examines the different

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The majority of the population of South-east Asia depends on the land for its living. Land is held in a multitude of different ways—through tribal custom, as individual owner-occupier units, through plantations. In many parts of the region landlessness is a major social and political issue. Using a wide range of case studies, this book examines the different landholding systems of the region and argues that a combination of traditional and reformed tenure systems offers the best prospects for improving the welfare of the rural population.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789676531087
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
06/28/1996
Series:
South-East Asian Social Science Monographs
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
6.38(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.57(d)

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