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Strengths and Weaknesses of Long-term Village Studies: Reflections on Methods and Research Design from Studies in Bangladesh

Shapan Adnan

in The Changing Village in India: Insights from Longitudinal Research

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199461868
eISBN:
9780199086856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199461868.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Long-term village studies (LTVS) include (i) longitudinal studies involving repeat observations; (ii) retrospective one-shot studies including reconstruction of the past. Their strengths and ... More


The Study of Villages and the Understanding of Development: Building the Evidence

Himanshu, Peter Lanjouw, and Nicholas Stern

in How Lives Change: Palanpur, India, and Development Economics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198806509
eISBN:
9780191844102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198806509.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

This chapter introduces the idea of the village study as a lens through which to examine and learn about economic development. The particular advantages of longitudinal village studies—tracking the ... More


Introduction

Himanshu, Praveen Jha, and Gerry Rodgers

in The Changing Village in India: Insights from Longitudinal Research

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199461868
eISBN:
9780199086856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199461868.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The introduction to this book explains the background and history of longitudinal village studies, and considers what we can learn from them. It summarizes the approaches taken in some important past ... More


The Changing Village in India: Insights from Longitudinal Research

Himanshu, Praveen Jha, and Gerry Rodgers (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199461868
eISBN:
9780199086856
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199461868.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

India has a long-standing tradition of village studies. Within this tradition, observation of the same village or villages over long periods of time has a special place, because it highlights the ... More


The Political Economy of Mountain Java: An Interpretive History

Robert Hefner

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520069336
eISBN:
9780520913769
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520069336.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

A rich and sensitive portrait of a changing peasantry, this study is also a general inquiry into the nature of status, class, and community in the developing world, presenting an analysis designed to ... More


Migration from Rural Bihar: Insights from a Longitudinal Study (1981–2011)*

Amrita Datta

in The Changing Village in India: Insights from Longitudinal Research

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199461868
eISBN:
9780199086856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199461868.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Historically, labour mobility has been significant in Bihar. This chapter traces the story of labour migration based on three decades of longitudinal studies in rural Bihar. It relies on different ... More


The Village Studied at Close Quarters

Jan Breman

in On Pauperism in Present and Past

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199464814
eISBN:
9780199086481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199464814.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

The first chapter is a wide-angled look at the rurality and rural studies in India, before zeroing in on the dynamics of dispossession and dislocation to which the landless poor have been exposed in ... More


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