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Uncertainties in Peasant Farming : A - Sutti Ortiz

Uncertainties in Peasant Farming


Hardcover Published: 1st January 2004
ISBN: 9781859738399
Number Of Pages: 312

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This book examines the life and historical background of the Paez peasants of Colombia and their relationship with the land, including issues of tenure, inheritance and the allocation of resources.

The Life and Historical Background of Paez Peasantsi
Tierradentro in The Past and Presentp. 23
The Domestic Unitp. 47
The Cost of Bringing up a Familyp. 71
The Paez Peasant and His Land
Land Tenurep. 85
Inheritance of Land and Other Propertyp. 109
The Allocation Of Resources
Agriculture: Techniques and Costsp. 135
Availability and Cost of Labourp. 154
The Paez Farmers: Socio-Economic Constraints and Productivityp. 175
Distribution and Marketing of Farm Productsp. 214
Decisions Responsible For The Allocation Of Resourcesp. 240
Conclusionp. 270
Appendicesp. 282
Population Growth of San Andres Reservationp. 282
Prices of Food, Goods and Animals in San Andresp. 285
p. 287
Indexp. 291
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ISBN: 9781859738399
ISBN-10: 1859738397
Series: London School of Economics Monographs on Social Anthropology
Audience: BAC
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 312
Published: 1st January 2004
Publisher: BERG PUBL INC
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 13.8  x 2.06
Weight (kg): 0.54
Edition Number: 1