Rescaling Space and Resistance

  • Agung Wardana


This chapter is devoted as a comparative chapter of the three case studies. In doing so, I examine a common feature shared across the cases, which is the development of new modes of spatial governance aimed at expanding tourism development. The second feature is the use of law and institution as a resource in social conflicts in contemporary Bali. The third feature is the character of power struggles that pose diverse meanings of space and place against narrow commercialisation and private interest. In some cases, resistance takes the form of an open struggle challenging vested political and economic interests, but in other instances, opposition is revealed in ‘everyday forms of resistance’ when open struggle is considered culturally inappropriate and may disrupt local social cohesion.


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  • Agung Wardana
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  1. 1.Universitas Gadjah MadaYogyakartaIndonesia

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