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Title Farmers in the forest : economic development and marginal agriculture in northern Thailand / edited by Peter Kunstadter, E.C. Chapman, Sanga Sabhasri.

Imprint Honolulu : Published for the East-West Center by the University Press of Hawaii, ©1978.


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Description 1 online resource (vi, 402 pages) : illustrations
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 383-392) and index.
Contents Part I. Introduction – Problems of shifting cultivation and economic development in Northern Thailand / Peter Kunstadter and E.C. Chapman – The environment of Northern Thailand / Tem Smitinand, Sanga Sabhasri and Peter Kunstadter – Part II. Institutional constraints on forest farming – Introduction / Peter Kunstadter – Legal aspects of land occupation and development / Sophon Ratanakhon – Forest policy in Northern Thailand / Thiem Komkris – Part III. Subsistence swidden systems – Introduction ; Subsistence agricultural economies of Lua’ and Karen hill farmers, Mae Sariang District, Northwestern Thailand / Peter Kunstadter – Soil fertility aspects of the Lua’ Forest fallow system of shifting cultivation / Paul J. Zinke, Sanga Sabhasri and Peter Kundstadter – Effects of forest fallow cultivation on forest production and soil / Sanga Sabhasri – Declining production among sedentary swidden cultivators: the case of the Pwo Karen / Peter Hinton – Part IV. Commercially oriented forest farming systems – Introduction / Peter Kunstadter – Opium culture in Northern Thailand: social and ecological dilemmas / Sanga Sabhasri – Ecological relationships in a Hmong (Meo) economy / F.G.B. Keen – Shifting cultivation and economic development in the lowlands of Northern Thailand / E.C. Chapman – Soil fertility problems in development of annual cropping on swiddened lowland terrain in Northern Thailand / J.L. Charley and J.W. McGarity – The fermented tea (Miang) economy of Northern Thailand / F.G.B. Keen – Swidden cultivation in Southeast Asia: historical, ecological, and economic perspectives / Karl J. Pelzer – Part V. Conclusion – Alternatives for the development of upland areas / Peter Kunstadter.
Note Print version record.
Subject Shifting cultivation -- Thailand, Northern.
Hill farming -- Thailand, Northern.
Land use, Rural -- Thailand, Northern.
Rural development -- Thailand, Northern.
Agriculture itinérante -- Thaïlande.
Agriculture en montagne -- Thaïlande.
Utilisation agricole du sol -- Thaïlande.
Développement rural -- Thaïlande.
Hill farming. (OCoLC)fst00956799
Land use, Rural. (OCoLC)fst00991587
Rural development. (OCoLC)fst01101498
Shifting cultivation. (OCoLC)fst01115940
Northern Thailand. (OCoLC)fst01692615
Agrarische ontwikkeling.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Added Author Kunstadter, Peter.
Chapman, E. C.
Sanga Sabhasri.
Mahwitthaylai Chang Mai.
In: Books at JSTOR: Open Access. JSTOR
Other Form: Print version: Farmers in the forest. Honolulu : Published for the East-West Center by the University Press of Hawaii, ©1978 (DLC) 77027263 (OCoLC)3541922
ISBN 9780824881979 (electronic bk.)
0824881974 (electronic bk.)
Standard No. AU@ 000065481728

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