Skip navigation
Skip navigation

Farmer gone fish'n? Swidden decline and the rise of grouper fishing on Palawan Island, the Philippines

Fabinyi, Michael; Dressler, Wolfram


Considerable research has focused on understanding how upland farmers adjust land-based livelihoods to the influences of agrarian change in Southeast Asia. In the process, an 'upland bias' has emerged where researchers focus narrowly on the uplands as localities with distinct, coherent features, neglecting how families engage place, social relations and ethnicity as they access opportunities in proximate spaces. This paper considers how the Tagbanua - long considered an upland swidden people -...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Agrarian Change
DOI: 10.1111/j.1471-0366.2011.00309.x


File Description SizeFormat Image
01_Fabinyi_Farmer_gone_fish'n?_Swidden_2011.pdf559.53 kBAdobe PDF    Request a copy

Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  12 November 2018/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator