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 0022-0388Full text not available from this repository.
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.
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