Livelihood strategies of the landless : three cases from Blitar, East Java
The view of the passive and submissive Javanese peasant is so common in the
literature that it seems that there must be some truth in it. My argument is that it
describes one of the strategies for survival used by Javanese peasants in responding to
their situation. A key question concerns the different aspects of this strategy for
survival chosen by different groups and why these aspects are chosen.
This study focuses on three major types of community within the same cultural...[Show more]
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