Library Header Image
LSE Research Online LSE Library Services

Book review: Chronicles from the field: the Townsend Thai Project

Lenihan, Joanna (2013) Book review: Chronicles from the field: the Townsend Thai Project. LSE Review of Books (15 Aug 2013). Website.

PDF - Published Version
Download (330kB) | Preview


"Chronicles From The Field: The Townsend Thai Project." Robert M. Townsend, Sombat Sakunthasathien, Rob Jordan. MIT Press. May 2013.--- Running since 1997 and continuing today, the Townsend Thai Project has tracked millions of observations about the economic activities of households and institutions in rural and urban Thailand. The project represents one of the most extensive datasets in the developing world. This book offers an account of the design and implementation of this unique panel data survey, explaining the technical details of data collection and survey instruments but emphasizing too the human side of the project. Reviewed by Joanna Lenihan.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL:
Additional Information: © 2013 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GN Anthropology
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Date Deposited: 13 Nov 2013 12:28
Last Modified: 14 Sep 2021 23:18

Actions (login required)

View Item View Item


Downloads per month over past year

View more statistics