Markets and Indigenous Peoples in Asia: Lessons from Development Projects

Hardcover | October 28, 2012

byDev Nathan, Ganesh Thapa, Govind Kelkar

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This volume examines how development affects indigenous people in India, China, the Philippines, Indonesia, Lao PDR, and Vietnam, in a comparative perspective. It features multi-sited analyses, during and, of development projects in these countries over a period of about 15 years. The conceptof development is approached in two ways: the first as improved well-being or welfare, and the second as the development of new capacities in production. The volume uses the results of, and lessons learnt, from these projects to look at broader issues of indigenous peoples' development. In doing so,it draws a framework for relevant future project design and implementation.

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This volume examines how development affects indigenous people in India, China, the Philippines, Indonesia, Lao PDR, and Vietnam, in a comparative perspective. It features multi-sited analyses, during and, of development projects in these countries over a period of about 15 years. The conceptof development is approached in two ways: th...

Dev Nathan is Visiting Professor at the Institute for Human Development, New Delhi and Visiting Fellow at Duke University, USA. Ganesh Thapa is Regional Economist, Asia and the Pacific Division at the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), Rome. Govind Kelkar is Senior Policy Analyst with UN WOMEN at the South Asia Of...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:246 pages, 8.46 × 5.51 × 0.1 inPublished:October 28, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ForewordAcknowledgementsIntroduction1. Poverty and Deprivation among Indigenous Peoples in Asia2. Capabilities, Aspirations, and Economic Change3. Infrastructure and the Growth of Markets4. Production Interventions5. Tourism and Poverty Reduction6. Hunter-gatherers: Settling Down7. Social Norms and Property Systems8. Gender Relations9. Nature Management Regimes10. Indigenous Knowledge and Technology Development11. Local Governance12. Development with IdentityReferencesIndex