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dc.titleThe politics of urban-rural relations: land use conversion in the Philippines
dc.contributor.authorKelly, P.F.
dc.date.accessioned2016-12-20T08:36:35Z
dc.date.available2016-12-20T08:36:35Z
dc.date.issued1998
dc.identifier.citationKelly, P.F. (1998). The politics of urban-rural relations: land use conversion in the Philippines. Environment and Urbanization 10 (1) : 35-54. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
dc.identifier.urihttp://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/133481
dc.description.abstractBy examining the process of land use conversion in Manila's extended metropolitan region, this paper suggests that rural-urban relations must be seen as intensely political. The conversion of rice land into industrial, residential and recreational uses represents a political process in two senses: first, policy choices are made relating to the use of land that reflect a particular set of developmental priorities; and second, the facilitation of conversion involves the use of political power relations to circumvent certain regulations. These points are made at three different, but interconnected, levels: at the national level of policy formulation: at the local level of policy implementation and regulation: and at the personal level of everyday power relations in rural areas. The paper draws upon fieldwork in the rapidly urbanizing province of Cavite to the south of Metropolitan Manila.
dc.typeArticle
dc.contributor.departmentDEPT OF SOUTHEAST ASIAN STUDIES
dc.description.sourcetitleEnvironment and Urbanization
dc.description.volume10
dc.description.issue1
dc.description.page35-54
dc.identifier.isiutNOT_IN_WOS
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