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Review: Weapons of the Weak: Everyday Forms of Peasant Resistance

Gebruikersrecensie  - Tomas Chaigneau - Goodreads

It is not what I would call an easy read, and some chapters area almost purely methodological... But the content was incredibly interesting and can cut across interests and disciplines. With hindsight however, I think I would have been content with reading the introductory and conclusion chapters! Volledige recensie lezen

Review: Weapons of the Weak: Everyday Forms of Peasant Resistance

Gebruikersrecensie  - Margaret Sankey - Goodreads

Although this is a sociological study of one village in Malaysia in the 1970s, the tactics are equally applicable to peasants throughout human history. In this case, tensions were exacerbated by the ... Volledige recensie lezen

Review: Weapons of the Weak: Everyday Forms of Peasant Resistance

Gebruikersrecensie  - Julian Haigh - Goodreads

Fantastic book. Despite it being written in the first 10 years of a 'Green Revolution' in northern Malaysia (1964-80, or so) about peasants, it has a strong salience to understandings of current ... Volledige recensie lezen

Review: Weapons of the Weak: Everyday Forms of Peasant Resistance

Gebruikersrecensie  - Charles - Goodreads

Didn't agree with him on Gramsci, but like the premise a lot. Volledige recensie lezen

Review: Weapons of the Weak: Everyday Forms of Peasant Resistance

Gebruikersrecensie  - Nidya - Goodreads

Contentious politics not necessarily happen in an established state, it could happen even in a small village. This book make us to understand the reason why revolution does not happen in some society ... Volledige recensie lezen

Review: Weapons of the Weak: Everyday Forms of Peasant Resistance

Gebruikersrecensie  - Jeremy - Goodreads

Scott's focus is on gossip and back stabbing, but does not take place in a Middle School. Weapons of the Weak is a ground level ethnography in a Malaysian peasant village. In addition to mounting a ... Volledige recensie lezen


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