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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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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