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Author Eder, James F.
Title A generation later : household strategies and economic change in the rural Philippines / James F. Eder.
Imprint Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press, 1999.

Author Eder, James F.
Subject Rural industries -- Philippines -- Palawan Island.
Family farms -- Philippines -- Palawan Island.
Palawan Island (Philippines) -- Population.
Households -- Philippines -- Palawan Island.
Add Title Household strategies and economic change in the rural Philippines
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 191 pages) : illustrations, maps
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 173-188) and index.
Contents Developing community, developing region -- The evolution of an intensive upland agriculture -- Diversification and differentiation in the community economy -- Contemporary household strategies for survival and prosperity -- Social standing, personal worth, and the aspirations of individuals.
Summary Annotation For most of the twentieth century, migrant settlers from throughout the Philippines have established homesteads and new ways of life on Palawan Island, a one-time forest wilderness celebrated as the Philippines' "last frontier". This volume presents a careful, longitudinal analysis of socioeconomic change in one Palawan settler community founded by migrant farmers and fisherfolk during the 1940s and 1950s. Based on detailed information at the levels of community, household, and individual spanning a twenty-five-year period.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0585238839 (electronic bk.)
9780585238838 (electronic bk.)
9780824862640 (electronic bk.)
0824862643 (electronic bk.)
ISBN/ISSN 9780824821531
OCLC # 44954545
Additional Format Print version: Eder, James F. Generation later. Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press, 1999 082482153X (DLC) 99024209 (OCoLC)40901257