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The price of spice : ethnic minority livelihoods and cardamom commodity chains in upland northern Vietnam

Auteur(s) et Affiliation(s)

Dept. of Geography, McGill University, Montréal, Canada
TURNER, S.
Dept. of Geography, McGill University, Montréal, Canada


Description :
Drawing on ethnographic fieldwork, and utilizing a commodity chain and livelihoods approach, the article investigates the dynamics surrounding the cultivation, harvesting and trade of dried cardamom fruit from Hmong cultivators in Lao Cai province to consumers elsewhere in Vietnam and beyond to China and the global market. The spatial and social structures of these commodity chains is analysed, drawing attention to a range of mechanisms of access.


Type de document :
Article de périodique

Source :
Singapore journal of tropical geography, issn : 0129-7619, 2009, vol. 30, n°. 3, p. 388-403, nombre de pages : 16, Références bibliographiques : 3 p.

Date :
2009

Editeur :
Pays édition : Singapour, Singapore, University of Singapore

Langue :
Anglais
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