A Generation Later: Household Strategies and Economic Change by James F. Eder

By James F. Eder

For many of the twentieth century, migrant settlers from the Philippines have proven homesteads and new methods of lifestyles on Palawan Island, a one-time wooded area desolate tract. at the island's coastal plains and within the hilly inside, settlers have created dynamic and wealthy groups in keeping with in the neighborhood variable mixtures of agricultural and non-agricultural lifeways. This quantity provides an research of socioeconomic switch in a single Palawan settler group based in the course of the Nineteen Forties. in response to distinctive details on the degrees of group, loved ones and person spanning a 25-year interval (1970-1995), the chapters focus on 3 easy topics: the improvement of a post-frontier village economic system; family suggestions for survival and prosperity; and person targets as they relate to rules approximately social status and private worthy. those subject matters are attached into an built-in research of swap in the neighborhood throughout time and set in the context of wider adjustments in society.

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Rather, as McCoy proposes about regional Philippine social and economic history in general, it is more fruitful to envision the Palawan region as an independent point (or perhaps a set of such points) operating in a dynamic, evolving network of direct linkages to other regions, to the national capital, and to Asian and world markets (1982:12—13). Fish from Palawan, for example, is typically marketed in Manila, but most logs go directly to overseas markets, and so on. Because such linkages do not all act in concert or have the same local consequences, one should not expect uniform development, either across or within regions (McCoy 1982).

11 Part of Dumaran in 1918, 1939, and 1948, but includes Dumaran in 1903 and 1960. 12 Created municipality June 17, 1950, under Executive Order No. 560; barrio of Coron in 1948. A. No. 3418; taken from Araceli, Roxas, and Taytay; part of Araceli in 1903 and 1960. A. No. 1596. A. No. 3426; taken from Cuyo. 17 Includes undistributed non-Christian population of 6844 and 151 persons not credited to any municipality. 18 Settlement in 1918; includes non-Christian population of 277. 19 Settlement in 1919; includes former settlement of Muslim and non-Christian population of 14,309.

1989:225; emphasis in original). By 1988, 60 percent of San Jose farming households also received significant amounts of nonagricultural income through the off-farm employment of one or more members. Both self-employment and wage work are common. Frequent occupations of the self-employed include fishing, store owning, market vending, charcoal making, and tricycle driving (tricycles are motorcycles with sidecars attached, operated as a public conveyance). , teaching, nursing, clerking), and contractual overseas employment.

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