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URN etd-0824111-235656
Author Wei-Chan Chen
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Department Institute of Sociology
Year 2010
Semester 2
Degree Master
Type of Document
Language zh-TW.Big5 Chinese
Title State Development Plan and the Community Resistance-A Case Study of the Village Relocation Program in Hongmaogang
Date of Defense 2011-07-18
Page Count 117
Keyword
  • anti-political machine
  • Hongmaogang
  • developmentalism
  • high modernity
  • village relocation program
  • Abstract   The purpose of this essay is to examine the problems emerge from village relocation program by state apparatus. Hongmaogang, the district on Kaohsiung City in Taiwan, is a representative case of village relocation program. This program is in the largest scale in Taiwan. It is also the most significant program in Taiwan which has expended the most considerable budge and has moved abundant residents during nearly forty years.
      This study will explores the relocation of Hongmaogang by the anthropology theory of Abrams framework that distinguish the difference from “state idea” and “state system” to understand what is state. Author used “in-depth interview” and “archival analysis” to analyze this case. This study discovers that the planning and execution model of state apparatus runs similar with the concept of the ideology of developementalism which is mentioned by Ferguson's Anti-Political Machine and Scott’s High Modernity. Under the context, all the local culture, history, fisheries, and social relations in Hongmaogang are ignored by the government. That is to say that Taiwanese government simplifies Hongmaogang into an undeveloped district.
      To summarize, this study reveals that the weak economic of the village is associated with the inappropriate planning of government. On the other hand, Taiwanese government believes that villages without relocation program are lagged. This essay is a comprehensive examination of the problems of space shaping in Taiwan.
    Advisory Committee
  • Chien-hung Tung - chair
  • Hung-Jeng Tsai - co-chair
  • Li-Hsuan Cheng - advisor
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    Date of Submission 2011-08-24

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