Bureaucratic migrants and potential prosperity in upland Laos

Singh, Sarinda (2012). Bureaucratic migrants and potential prosperity in upland Laos. In Liana Chua, Joanna Cook, Nicholas Long and Lee Wilson (Ed.), Southeast Asian perspectives on power (pp. 119-134) Oxon, United Kingdom: Routledge.

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Author Singh, Sarinda
Title of chapter Bureaucratic migrants and potential prosperity in upland Laos
Title of book Southeast Asian perspectives on power
Place of Publication Oxon, United Kingdom
Publisher Routledge
Publication Year 2012
Sub-type Research book chapter (original research)
Series Modern anthropology of South-East Asia
ISBN 9780415683456
9780203123126
Editor Liana Chua
Joanna Cook
Nicholas Long
Lee Wilson
Chapter number 9
Start page 119
End page 134
Total pages 16
Total chapters 12
Collection year 2013
Language eng
Abstract/Summary A key theme informing understandings of power across Southeast Asia is the contrast between lowland centres and upland frontiers. The lowland are sites of productive irrigated agriculture, religious and cultural refinement and political integration and wealth, whereas the uplands signify the opposite. [extract]
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