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 construction. This booklet discusses how person judgements make sure loved ones earnings and overall healthiness, capital specifications, land use, and the adoption of technology.

Organized into 3 elements encompassing 14 chapters, this ebook starts off 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 one rural group. different chapters reflect on the consequences of decision-making examine for agricultural improvement coverage and discover the decision-making context of relief courses. This e-book discusses in addition the affects of nonagricultural possible choices on agricultural judgements. the ultimate bankruptcy offers with numerous coverage and improvement courses for agricultural development.

This booklet is a necessary source for monetary anthropologists, historians, economists, agricultural economists, rural sociologists, psychologists, farmers, and learn workers.

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