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Farmers' perceptions and economic change - the case of Kenyah farmers of the fourth division, Sarawak

Lian, Francis Jana


This thesis seeks to understand and explain change in economy of the Kenyah people of the Fourth Division of Sarawak, Malaysia, from a Kenyah point of view. Four main hypotheses are examined: first that the aim, direction and nature of change are shaped by 'inner' forces; second that social and cultural factors are no hindrance to change; third that change in Kenyah society as a whole is an aggregate of individually motivated change rather than the result of communal efforts; finally that...[Show more]

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Date published: 1987-07
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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