Jonathan Rigg

Jonathan Rigg is Director of the Asia Research Institute and Professor of Geography at the National University of Singapore. He works on issues of resilience and vulnerability with regard to disasters, risk, poverty and rural livelihoods, and has undertaken fieldwork in Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Nepal and Sri Lanka. His book Challenging Southeast Asian development: the shadows of success was published by Routledge in 2015 and explores the underside of rapid economic growth and structural change. His latest book, More than rural: textures of Thailand’s agrarian transformation, will be published by Hawaii University Press and draws on three decades of field-based research in Thailand.


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