Athi Sivan Mariappan carries out research into Indian families living and working on Malaysian plantations since their migration during the colonial period. One of the questions he tris to answer is why the impoverished plantation families moved out of the plantations in the post-1970s period after living and working there for several generations.
A.S. T. Mariappan: Spatial and Occupational Mobility of Plantation Labour in Malaysia: Rentrenchments, Outmigration and Closure of Plantations, 1951-2012.
Prof. B.M. Burgoon
Dr J.Y. Gruin
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