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Looking-for-money : simple commodity production in the economy of the Tapah Semai of Malaysia

Gomes, Alberto G.


This thesis examines the nature of the articulation of the economy of the Tapah Semai, a Malaysian aboriginal (Orang Asli) group, with the wider Malaysian economy. Its primary aim is to document the extent of the market linkages to demonstrate that the prevailing image of the people as subsistence farmers with limited involvement in the market economy is misleading. This view is portrayed in the literature and is held by the Malaysian government which bases its policies in respect to...[Show more]

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Date published: 1986-01
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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