Peasant Economics: Farm Households in Agrarian Development / Edition 2

Peasant Economics: Farm Households in Agrarian Development / Edition 2

by Frank Ellis
     
 

A new edition of a popular textbook on the economics of farm households in developing countries.See more details below

Overview

A new edition of a popular textbook on the economics of farm households in developing countries.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521457118
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
04/28/2003
Series:
Wye Studies in Agricultural and Rural Development Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
309
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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