White, Benjamin. Rice harvesting and social change in Java: an unfinished debate

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

Title: Rice harvesting and social change in Java: an unfinished debate

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph The Asia Pacific journal of anthropology -- Vol. 1, no. 1

Published By: Original publisher The Asia Pacific journal of anthropology -- Vol. 1, no. 1 Canberra ACT: Published jointly by the Dept. of Anthropology in the Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, and the Dept. of Archaeology and Anthropology in the Faculties, The Australian National University, Canberra. 2000. 79-102 p.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Ben White

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2010. 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 Cereal agriculture (243); Labor supply and employment (464); Labor relations (466); Wages and salaries (465); Tillage (241); Community structure (621); Inter-community relations (628); Buying and selling (432); Real property (423); Renting and leasing (427); Social relationships and groups (571); Classes (565); History (175); Sociocultural trends (178);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This paper discusses changes in the organization of agrarian labor in 'Kali Loro', a village in south central Java, Indonesia. The focus is on the ways in which rice harvesting labor has been recruited and remunerated from the early 1970s to late 1990s as the Indonesian government disseminated green revolution technologies and new farm tools including sickles (replacing the previously used finger-knife) and paddy-tractors. It argues that there is much continuity in rice harvesting relationships, despite noticeable changes in government policy and agrarian technologies.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 40

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. oe05-040

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

Language: Language that the document is written in English

Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 97-102)

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1972-1973, 1999

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 Anthropologist-4, 5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Teferi Abate Adem; 2009

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1970-1999

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Java, Indonesia

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


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