Forest and Society

Welcome to our first edition. We are excited to provide a new, and what we believe, timely avenue for presenting research findings and publications in Southeast Asia, for scholars interested in Southeast Asia. Although Southeast Asia as a region of study has provided tremendous contributions to theory and practice regarding forests and society across the social and natural sciences, avenues for cultivating a scholarship of the region remain limited. Complete description can be seen here

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Special Section: Agrarian transformation in Thailand - commodities, landscapes, and livelihoods (Call for paper)

 

Over the last two decades, there have been extensive discussions about the priorities and processes of agrarian and rural transformation in Thailand. The production and value systems surrounding agricultural transformation involves the overall restructuring of a subsistence-oriented economy to a market-oriented one. Agricultural households are increasingly prioritizing and becoming more dependent on intensive and specialized production of cash crops. Rural livelihoods are also relying more on off-farm income generated by local urban centers or remittances sent back from migrant workers. Although outmigration and the remittance economy has supported rural households, there are also other consequences, most evident in the scarcity and changing labor practices in agricultural sectors. This transformation is affecting rural society in perplexing ways, such as the decline in poverty rates, the increasing levels of economic differentiation, improving access to education, and the perceived withering of community solidarity. These trends of agrarian transformation reflexively interact with broader developments in Thai society, related to an increasing population, processes of urbanization, public policy interventions, natural resources limitations, and changing societal values.

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VOLUME 1 ISSUE 1, APRIL 2017

Table of Contents

Review Articles

Micah Fisher, Ahmad Maryudi, Muhammad Alif K. Sahide
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1-7

Regular Research Articles

Larry A. Fisher, Yeon-Su Kim, Sitti Latifah, Madani Mukarom
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8-26
Hillary Strasser
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27-47
Bobby Anderson
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48-59
Albert Empawi Tindit, Seca Gandaseca, Laurna Nyangon, Ahmad Mustapha Mohamad Pazi
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60-67
Oding Affandi, Anita Zaitunah, Ridwanti Batubara
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68-77

Cover

Front-matter
 
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Back-matter
 
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