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'Prosperity beyond belief': The interaction between a potato crop boom, vulnerability and volcanic hazard in Central Java, Indonesia

Griffin, Christina


This article examines the interaction between conditions of vulnerability and a potato crop boomin Central Java’s highlands. While partaking in agricultural endeavours on volcanic slopes canbring substantial economic rewards, the local benefits associated with these livelihood activitiesare often overlooked by disaster scholarship. Drawing on a period offieldwork conducted in theDieng Plateau, a region characterized by a series of craters that periodically erupt mud and poison-ous gas, this...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2020
Type: Journal article
Source: Singapore Journal of Tropical Geography
DOI: 10.1111/sjtg.12294


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