Hart, Gillian Patricia. Labor allocation strategies in rural Javanese households

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Chapter I : The Relevance Of Micro Studies Of Household Behavior To Macro Policy Issues

1. The Relevance Of Household Studies To Policy Issues

2. Analysis Of Household Allocational Behavior: The Basic Approach

Chapter Ii : Towards A Model Of Household Allocational Behavior

1. Models Of Household Allocational Behavior

(a) The Theory Of Peasant Economy

(b) The New Household Economics

2. A Comparison, Critique And Reformulation Of Basic Assumptions

(a) Intra-household Relationships

(b) The Relationship Of The Household To Its Environment

(c) A Reformulation Of Basic Assumptions And Their Implications

Chapter Iii: Trends In Land And Labor Relationships In Rural Java

1. Processes Of Change In Peasant Society

2. The Historical Evolution Of Land And Labor Relationships In Rural Java

(a) Land And Labor In Pre-colonial Java

(b) The Phases Of Colonial Policy

(c) The Sukarno Era And Land Reform

(d) The “new Order” Government: Depoliticization And Technological Change

Chapter Iv : Structural Characteristics Of The Study Village

1. The Study Village: Land And Labor Relationships In Ecological Perspective

(a) Ecology And Infrastructure

(b) The Distribution Of Land: Patterns Of Ownership , Operation And Control

(c) The Structure Of Income Earning Activities And The System Of Labor Relations

2. Asset Classes: Definitions And Structural Characteristics

(a) Criteria For Definitions Of Asset Classes

(b) Inter-class Differences In Resource Endowments

(c) Inter-class Differences In Demographic Structure And Educational Levels

Chapter V : Inter-class Differences In Labor Allocation Patterns

1. Recent Evidence On Labor Allocation In Java

2. Patterns Of Labor Allocation According To Class Status, Sex And Age

3. The Structure Of Labor Markets: Seasonal Variations In Employment And Wage Rates

4. The Functioning Of Labor Markets And The Empirical Validity Of The “perfect Labor Market” Assumption

5. Inter-class Differences In Intra-household Allocational Strategies

(a) The Slack Period Of The Wet Season (february–march)

(b) The Slack Period Of The Dry Season (july/august-october)

Chapter Vi : The Distribution Of Poverty In Rural Java: Relationships Among Labor Allocation, Income And Consumption

1. Measures Of Inequality Of Income And Asset Distribution

2. Inter-class Differences In Sources And Levels Of Income

3. Patterns Of Consumption By Asset Classes

4. Relationships Among Labor Allocation, Income And Consumption: The Welfare Dimension

5. Relationships Between Production And Distribution: Some Major Policy Questions

Chapter Vii : Adaptation Of The Basic Household Model: Subsistence-risk And Its Implications

1. Considerations In Adapting The Basic Household Model

(a) Proximity To Subsistence And The Nature Of The Preference Structure

(b) Household Size And Composition And The Intra-household Allocation Of Labor

(c) The Structure Of Wage Rates And Prices

(d) Discontinuities In Allocational Behavior

2. Adaptation Of The Basic Model And The Effect Of Proximity To Subsistence On Allocational Behavior

(a) Consumption

(b) Time Allocation

(c) Purchased Production Inputs

(d) The Implication Of Increases In The Price Of Rice: Some Hypotheses

3. The Form Of The Utility Function And Constraints

4. Considerations In Empirical Application Of The Model

(a) The Implications Of Nonhomotheticity

(b) The Implications Of Subsistence-risk

5. Consumption Relationships: Elasticities And Budget Shares

(a) The Multinomial Logit Budget Allocation Model

(b) Expenditure Elasticities And Budget Shares

(c) Price Elasticities At Different Levels Of Expenditure

6. Production Behavior In Different Farm-size Groups

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Model 1: Total Labor

Model 2: Discretionary Labor

7. Some General Observations On The Model And Its Implications

Chapter Viii : Conclusions

1. The Interaction Between The Household And Its Environment: A Review Of Allocational Strategies

2. Access To Assets And The Organization Of Production

3. Employment, Food Supplies And Prices

(a) Changes In Labor Demand

(b) Foodgrain Prices And Supplies

4. Social Services And Welfare Programs

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Publication Information The main body of the Publication Information page contains all the metadata that HRAF holds for that document.

Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records

Title: Labor allocation strategies in rural Javanese households

Published By: Original publisher Ann Arbor, Mich.: University Microfilms International. 1979 [1982 copy]. 2, 15, 349 leaves ill., map

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication by Gillian Patricia Hart

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2019. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Javanese (OE05)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Household (592); Residence (591); Organization and analysis of results of research (128); Theoretical orientation in research and its results (121); Labor supply and employment (464); Wages and salaries (465); Income and demand (434); Labor and leisure (461); Division of labor by gender (462); Classes (565);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This source, using data from a predominant rice-producing village, is an analysis of sources of income, access to wage labor, time use, and consumption habits of households who differ in their ownership of land and other income-producing resources.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 23

Document ID: HRAF's unique document identifier. The first part is the OWC identifier and the second part is the document number in three digits. oe05-023

Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs. Monograph

Language: Language that the document is written in English

Note: UM7902327 Thesis (Ph.D.)--Cornell University, 1978 Includes bibliographical references

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1975-1967

Evaluation: In this alphanumeric code, the first part designates the type of person writing the document, e.g. Ethnographer, Missionary, Archaeologist, Folklorist, Linguist, Indigene, and so on. The second part is a ranking done by HRAF anthropologists based on the strength of the source material on a scale of 1 to 5, as follows: 1 - poor; 2 - fair; 3 - good, useful data, but not uniformly excellent; 4 - excellent secondary data; 5 - excellent primary data Economist-5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Jan Simpson ; 1982

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1975-1976

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) north coast of Central Java, village in Kendal Regency (Kebapaten), Kendal Sub-District (Kendal Kecamatan)- about 28 km. west of the port city of Semarang, Java, Indonesia

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Javanese (Indonesian people)


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