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Peasant Economics : Farm Households in Agrarian Development (2 Revised edition)

By: Ellis, Frank (Professor, University of East Anglia)

Part of the Wye Studies in Agricultural and Rural Development series
0521457114 / 9780521457118
Paperback / softback
330.91724
25/11/1993
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United Kingdom
152 x 229 mm, 480 grams 328 pages, 20 Tables, unspecified; 38 Line drawings, unspecified
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This is a revised and expanded edition of a popular textbook on the economics of farm households in developing countries.

The second edition retains the same building blocks designed to explore household decision-making in a social context.

Key topics are efficiency, risk, time allocation, gender, agrarian contracts, farm size and technological change.

For these and other topics, household economic behaviour represents the outcome of social interactions within the household, and market interactions outside the household.

A new chapter on the environment combines exposition of economic tools not previously covered in the book with examination of household and community decision-making in relation to environmental resources.

BIC:

KCM Development economics & emerging economies, TVQ Tropical agriculture: practice & techniques

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