Daughters and displacement: migration dynamics in an Indonesian transmigration area

Elmhirst, R. (2002) Daughters and displacement: migration dynamics in an Indonesian transmigration area The Journal of Development Studies, 38 (5). pp. 143-166. ISSN 0022-0388

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Abstract

Considers response of indigenous people to constraints and opportunities posed by the Indonesian government's transmigration program in North Lampung, Sumatra. Importance of migration to the livelihood of the group; Description of female migration in the context of customs confining unmarried women to the house; Discussion of the development of factory migration, focusing on changes in intrahousehold power relations and decision-making in the community.

Item Type:Journal article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Indonesia; North Lampung; West Java; female migration; factory migration; social network
Subjects:F000 Physical Sciences > F800 Physical Geography and Environmental Sciences
DOI (a stable link to the resource):10.1080/00220380412331322541
Faculties:Faculty of Science and Engineering > School of Environment and Technology > Society, Space and Environment
ID Code:229
Deposited By:editor environment
Deposited On:23 Nov 2006
Last Modified:08 May 2012 14:02

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