Work and Social Change in Asia: Essays in Honour of Jan Breman

By: Arvind N. Das, & Marcel van der Linden (Eds)

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Contents: 1. Introduction/Marcel van der Linden. I. Memories: 2. Academic journeys between Amsterdam, Gujarat, and Cheribon/Sediono M.P. Tjondronegoro. II. Gujarat: 3. The inevitable decline of the small farmer' s social position, Eastern Surat district, India/Chris Baks. III. South Asia: 4. Working through partition: making a living in the Bengal borderlands/Willem van Schendel. 5. Postmodern India/Peter van der Veer. IV. Asia: 6. Labour and capital in Asia's transformation: on dichotomies, continuities, and linkages/K.P. Kannan and Mario Rutten. 7. The politics of domination and protest in Indonesia: 'Marsinah' and its aftermath/Ratna Saptari. 8. Landlord credit in Philippine's rice cultivation, 1920s-1930s/ Willem Wolters. V. Connections: 9. The Hosay Massacre of 1884: class and community among Indian immigrant labourers in Trinidad/Prabhu P. Mohapatra.10. Aurora and Ananta: protagonists in an epic transition/Sudipto Mundle. VI. Implications: 11. Refuting labour history's occidentalism/Marcel van der Linden. 12. Bibliography of Jan Breman's writings/Mario Rutten. "From the beginning of his academic career the Dutch sociologist Jan Breman (1936) has pursued a consistent but wide range of thematic and geographical research interests. This is reflected in his many publications. Most of them deal with labour relations in India and in Indonesia, both historical and contemporary, urban and rural, and with issues related to development cooperation. Printed Pages: 277

Title: Work and Social Change in Asia: Essays in Honour of Jan Breman

Author Name: Arvind N. Das, & Marcel van der Linden (Eds)

Categories: Sociology, India,

Publisher: New Delhi, Manohar Publishers & Distributors:

ISBN: 8173044856

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