A new edition of a popular textbook on the economics of farm households in developing countries.
- Cambridge University Press
- Publication date:
- Wye Studies in Agricultural and Rural Development Series
- Edition description:
- Product dimensions:
- 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.75(d)
Table of Contents
Part I. Peasants, Economics, Political Economy: 1. Peasants; 2. The neoclassical theory of farm production; 3. Elements of peasant political economy; Part II. The Theory of the Optimising Peasant: 4. The profit-maximising peasant; 5. The risk-averse peasant; 6. The drudgery-averse peasant; 7. The farm household peasant; 8. The sharecropping peasant; Part III. Inside the Peasant Household: 9. Women in the peasant household; Part IV. Further Topics and Overview: 10. Farm size and factor productivity; 11. Technical change; 12. Environment; 13. Peasant economics in perspective; References; Index.
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