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Introduction: The political dynamics and social effects of megaproject development

Bovensiepen, Judith M., Meitzner Yoder, Laura (2018) Introduction: The political dynamics and social effects of megaproject development. Special Issue of The Asia Pacific Journal of Anthropology: Megaprojects and National Development Models in Timor-Leste, 19 (5). pp. 381-394. ISSN 1444-2213.

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This special issue examines the political context and social impacts of plans for two statesponsored

(ZEESM) in the Oecusse enclave, and the Tasi Mane Project stretching along the

to the Indonesian occupation and transition period to independence, this

We pay special attention to two key aspects: how megaprojects transform people’s

different ethnolinguistic groups in Timor-Leste are adapting local practice to

affect aspects of life beyond economic development: governance practice, assertion of


Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled keywords: megaprojects; national development models; resource sovereignty; land conflict; social change
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Anthropology and Conservation
Depositing User: Judith Bovensiepen
Date Deposited: 02 Aug 2018 18:10 UTC
Last Modified: 06 Feb 2020 04:18 UTC
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