Land to some tillers: development-induced displacement in Laos

Vandergeest, P. (2003) Land to some tillers: development-induced displacement in Laos. International Social Science Journal, 55 (175). pp. 47-56.

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Development in all its forms is inherently a spatial activity. From the most grandiose megaproject employing armies of development experts, to the smallest scale community-based resource management plan, all development projects involve reorganising the meaning and control of space. Even the provision of basic infrastructure such as roads, health services, schools, or credit is a spatial activity – some areas gain access to these services, and others do not...

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Land, Forest, Zoning, Farmers, Food security, Displacement
Author Affiliation: Associate Professor in Sociology and the Director of the York Centre for Asian Research at York University in Canada
Subjects: Social Sciences
Divisions: General
Depositing User: Ms Ishrath Durafsha
Date Deposited: 25 Jun 2014 05:17
Last Modified: 25 Jun 2014 05:17
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