Autonomy, Identity, and 'Illegal' Logging in the Borderland of West Kalimantan, Indonesia

Michael Eilenberg, Reed Lee Wadley

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Borderland identity and traditional community autonomy affect the practice of 'illegal' logging and the impact of regional autonomy among the Iban along the upper Kapuas borderland in West Kalimantan, Indonesia. We examine these issues with attention to the histrorical development of the Kalimantan Iban as a border people, their struggle to maintain control over their traditional forest resources under the fluctuating power of the Indonesian state and their approaches in dealing with regional and cross-border interests in the harvesting of their forest.
Original languageEnglish
JournalAsia Pacific Journal of Anthropology
Issue number1
Pages (from-to)19-34
Publication statusPublished - 2005
Externally publishedYes

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