General Note: Ill; notes; refs
Summary, etc.: Highlights the contribution of women and children to the sugar industry in Fiji. Examines the importance of family labour in the historical development of the smallholder system. Describes the present situation for the participants in a study, conducted 1996-1997, Vanua Levu, of twenty Fijian and Indo-Fijian smallholder households who primarily relied on selling sugar cane for their cash income. Focuses on the way that gender relations intersect with generational relations (age and kinship) in orientating socio-economic processes within the farm. Considers how issues concerning the sugar industry at national and global levels play out in a localised content.
Target Audience Note: Research