Even though this new method of farming led to a dramatic increase in production, it wasn't benefitting the entire community.
After reading this book, you will have a whole different view of how change is affected, and a more sophisticated frame of analysis.
I enjoyed reading this ethnography because it is well put together and every section flows into the next making perfect sense.
This is a really good book. The one problem is that sometimes the ebook version has occ spacing an fuses words together in unhelpful ways.Published 1 month ago by Stephen Breck Reid
The title would lead you to think this is an in-depth discussion of the types of resistance peasants have employed, how well the tactics worked, and maybe even what responses the... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Kerry
Scott spent two years (p. xvii) in (fictionally named),Sedaka, Malaysia collecting empirical evidence of "everyday forms of peasant resistance" for this book where their forms of... Read morePublished on September 23, 2012 by Mills
This is a classic and reads as well today as it did 25 years ago. Scott is a brilliant thinker and ethnographer but he is also is a great writer. Read morePublished on April 12, 2012 by tortuga
Weapons of the Weak is an ethnography that discusses the lives of the people who live in a small town that is located in Malaysia. Read morePublished on April 22, 2010 by S. Boyle
James Scott's case study examines the lives of individuals living in a minute village in Malaysia, in which he calls Sedaka. Read morePublished on April 16, 2010 by D. Portannese