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Looking for money: capitalism and modernity in an Orang Asli village

Author: Gomes, Alberto G. Corporate author: Center for Orang Asli concerns Publisher: Trans Pacific, 2004.Language: EnglishDescription: 236 p. : Graphs/Ill./Maps/Photos ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9834004257Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Print HB501.44 .M3 G66 2004
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Includes bibliographical references and index

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Looking for Money Capitalism and Modernity in an Orang Asli Village Contents LIST OF TABLES LIST OF PLATES LIST OF FIGURES PREFACE ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS CHAPTER vii ix xi xiii xvii 1 2 12 16 21 22 26 37 43 51 52 54 55 58 62 64 65 66 70 71 71 73 77 1 INTRODUCTION Semai, Trade and Market Relations Theoretical Orientation Methodology 2 THE SETTING The People The Region The Village The Households CHAPTER 3 PRODUCTION: TIME ALLOCATION Aggregate Production Commodity Production Fruit Collecting Forest Product Collecting Rubber Tapping Wage Labour Subsistence Production Swiddening Fishing and Hunting Gathering Domestic Work Seasonal Variation Individual Variation CHAPTER 4 PRODUCTION OUTPUT AND INCOME Aggregate Production Commodity Production Fruit Collecting Forest Product Collecting Rubber Tapping Wage Labour and Petty Trading Subsistence Production Swidden Cultivation Fishing and Hunting Monthly Income Variation Productivity Decline of Subsistence Production CHAPTER 85 87 88 88 94 96 98 98 99 102 107 108 112 117 118 122 125 130 135 145 146 149 152 156 158 164 168 177 178 184 186 191 194 197 203 223 233 5 MARKET RELATIONS The "Market" Place and the Traders Market Dependence Market Relations: Credit and Indebtedness Trading Purchasing CHAPTER 6 COMMODITISATION AND SOCIAL RELATIONS Gender Relations Development of Private Property Appropriation Growth of Profit Making Enterprises Changes in Sharing Practices: Food Exchange and Sarikat Decline in Labour Cooperation Social Differentiation CHAPTER 7 THE FUTURE OF THE TAPAH SEMAI Control of Productive Means Market Reliability The Role of the State How Resilient is the Semai Economy? Conclusion CHAPTER EPILOGUE APPENDICES REFERENCES INDEX

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