With the steady growth of population came also the elaboration and extension of mechanisms through which agricultural product was spread, if not altogether evenly, at least relatively so, … it [Javanese society] maintained a high degree of social and economic homogeneity by dividing the economic pie into a steadily increasing number of minute pieces, a process which I have referred elsewhere to as “shared poverty”.
|Title of host publication||Managing Globalization in the Asian Century: Essays in Honour of Prema-Chandra Athukorala|
|Editors||Hal Hill & Jayant Menon|
|Place of Publication||Singapore|
|Publication status||Published - 2016|