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On the margin of capitalism : people and development in Mukim Plentong, Johor, Malaysia / Patrick Guinness
Bib ID 562657
Format BookBook
Author
Guinness, Patrick
 
Description Singapore : Oxford University Press, 1992 
xvi, 220 p. [8] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 26 cm. 
ISBN 0195885562
Series

South-East Asian social science monographs.

Full contents
  • 1. The Growth of Capital in Mukim Plentong. Early History of Southern Johor. Colonial Control and Capitalist Expansion. The Japanese Occupation. Re-establishment of Colonial Capital. Independence and State Capitalism
  • 2. Industrial Growth in Pasir Gudang. State Investment in the Port and Industrial Estate. Growth of Johor Port. Growth of Pasir Gudang Industrial Estate. Administration of Pasir Gudang
  • 3. The Industrial Workforce. Race. Contract Workers. Workers' Response. Housing for Workers. Conclusion
  • 4. On the Industrial Margin: Chinese New Villages. Pre-industrial Stagnation. Burgeoning Capitalism in Masai. Diversification of the Workforce. Socio-economic Polarization. Racial Segregation. Class and Race in Masai and Plentong
  • 5. On the Industrial Margin: Malay Kampongs. Pre-industrial Kampong Society. Post-1972 Industrial Era. Class and Race in the Kampongs. Kampongs in an Industrial Society
  • 6. On the Industrial Margin: A FELDA Resettlement Scheme.
  • The Industrial Period. A FELDA Proletariat. The Neighbouring Squatter Community. Emerging Class Relations
  • 7. Urban Transformations: Plantations to Housing Estates. Plantation Agriculture. The Industrial Impact on the Plantations. The Housing Boom. Informal Sector Land Use. People and the State
  • 8. People and Development in Mukim Plentong. Industrial Development. Population Growth and Community Change. Workers and Their Households. Class Conflict. Race Relations.
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Subjects Labor supply -- Malaysia -- Johor Baharu (Johor)  |  Land settlement -- Malaysia -- Johor Baharu (Johor)  |  Johor Baharu (Johor) -- Industries.

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