Agricultural Decision Making: Anthropological Contributions by Peggy F. Barlett

By Peggy F. Barlett

Agricultural determination Making: Anthropological Contributions to Rural improvement provides the influence of farmers' offerings in agricultural creation. This e-book discusses how person judgements make sure loved ones earnings and overall healthiness, capital specifications, land use, and the adoption of technology.

Organized into 3 components encompassing 14 chapters, this ebook starts with an outline of the theoretical and methodological questions in regards to the use of formal versions in comparing the choices open to farmers. this article then explores the styles of agricultural offerings inside of one rural group. different chapters reflect on the results of decision-making study for agricultural improvement coverage and discover the decision-making context of reduction courses. This ebook discusses in addition the affects of nonagricultural choices on agricultural judgements. the ultimate bankruptcy bargains with numerous coverage and improvement courses for agricultural development.

This ebook is a priceless source for financial anthropologists, historians, economists, agricultural economists, rural sociologists, psychologists, farmers, and learn workers.

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