Read Now At the Edge of the Forest: Essays on Cambodia.
Hansen is the author of How to Behave: Buddhism and Modernity in Colonial Cambodia, 1860-1930 (2007) and editor of At the Edge of the Forest: Essays on Cambodia, History and Narrative (2008). She is currently working on two books, one on Buddhist conceptions of time, social change and millenarianism in Cambodia, and another on Buddhist ethics of care in Southeast Asian visual culture.
Cambodia - Cambodia - Agriculture, forestry, and fishing: Agriculture remains the most important sector of the Cambodian economy in terms of its share of the gross domestic product (GDP), and it employs the vast majority of the workforce. Rice is Cambodia’s major crop, its principal food, and, in times of peace, its most important export commodity.
Khmer Women on the Move offers a fascinating ethnography of young Cambodian women who move from the countryside to work in Cambodia’s capital city, Phnom Penh. Female migration and urban employment are rising, triggered by Cambodia’s transition from a closed socialist system to an open market economy.
Facing the Cambodian past: selected essays, 1971-1994.. -- General history of Cambodia early to modern. Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. and pre-colonial Cambodian society --An anti-Vietnamese rebellion in early nineteenth-century Cambodia --Songs at the edge of the forest --Going through the motions --Royally sponsored.
The Impact Of Climate Change On Cambodia. 2150 words (9 pages) Essay in Environmental Sciences. forest is the main actor and plays a very significant role in keeping temperature on earth cool. Actually, most of the carbon dioxide (CO2), a main actor in increasing the temperature, is usually absorbed by the trees, and the trees convert such a.
Social Hierarchy, Patron-Client Relationships and Power. Radical social change has engulfed Cambodia in the 20 th century, but there are some important normative ideas about social relationships, power and morality from pre-modern, pre-revolutionary society that remain relevant for our understanding of contemporary culture and politics.. This essay discusses hierarchy, leadership and patron.
Cambodia has one of the worst deforestation rates in the world. Since 1970, Cambodia's primary rainforest cover went from over 70 percent in 1970 to 3.1 percent today. Worse, Cambodia's deforestation has been accelerating over the past decade, largely a product of industrial plantation expansion, logging, and conversion for agriculture.