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The special focus section in this issue examines the interface between anthropology and development-forced displacement and resettlement. Anthropologists first analysed the social consequences of displacement, drawing attention to its social costs and the complexity of the resettlement process....
The present paper explores the process of an applied anthropology research project at one of the most controversial and politically sensitive recent development project, The Three Gorges Project in the People's Republic of China. The size and complexity of the project, as well as political...
Large-scale development projects often result in massive displacement of population. Based on an ethnographic study of the people displaced by the Tehri dam in India, the present paper examines the impact of displacement on women and demonstrates that their experiences of displacement and...
India has adopted investor-friendly development policies under globalising influences. The present paper examines the adverse social and cultural impacts of these policies on the tribal people of Orissa, a state in eastern India. With its rich natural resource endowment and investor-friendly...
This article explores perceptions about social change as they relate to ideas about the family as a moral unit in rural Japan. I draw upon the work of Pierre Bourdieu and Ludwig Wittgenstein to develop a means for understanding discontinuities that arise amidst rapid social change. The article...
In the 1990s, consumption space in Chiang Mai was transformed by the arrival of Bangkok-based department and supermarket chain stores. After the 1997 economic crisis, the number of supermarkets and hypermarkets multiplied rapidly when many Thai supermarket chains were bought out by...
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