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Subsistence agriculture and economic development

Clifton R. Wharton

Subsistence agriculture and economic development

by Clifton R. Wharton

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Published by Aldine Pub. Co. in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Peasantry -- Congresses,
  • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Developing countries -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Clifton R. Wharton, Jr.
    GenreCongresses.
    ContributionsAgricultural Development Council., East-West Center. Institute of Advanced Projects., Conference on Subsistence and Peasant Economics (1965 : University of Hawaii)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD1417 .W47
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 481 p.
    Number of Pages481
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17757752M

    Get this from a library! Subsistence and economic development. [Ronald E Seavoy] -- Annotation Economic development is primarily a political process. Coercive political policies are needed to induce peasants to perform commercial labor . R.H. Roberts, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, 5 Conclusion: Future Prospect—Research Options. In the modern world, the last residua of hunter–gatherer societies and subsistence agriculture struggle with globalized economic power: the modern and the postmodern conditions sometimes co-exist in close, yet .

    accelerated agricultural output growth from those that remain predominantly in slow moving traditional agriculture. As aresult, itunderstates the potentialfor growth and diverts attention from the means of that growth. The Economics of Agricultural Development, the predecessor to this book, was published 50 years Size: 2MB.   Agriculture and Economic Growth: Theory and Measurement continues to earn a living from quasi-subsistence agriculture. This paper uses a static general equilibrium model to explore the.

    agriculture, the farmers are faced with several challenges which unless addressed will continue to drag behind the economic development of these countries. This paper not only reviews the characteristics and impacts of intensive subsistence agriculture but also the challengesFile Size: 1MB. In subsistence agriculture, farm output is targeted to survival and is mostly for local requirements with little or no surplus trade. The typical subsistence farm has a range of crops and animals needed by the family to feed and clothe themselves during the year.


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It is the first book to subject subsistence agriculture Format: Paperback. Subsistence Agriculture and Economic Development provides a unique overview of these difficulties and their significance to economic development. It is the first book to subject subsistence agriculture to rigorous multi-disciplinary examination and to bring to light new theory and empirical evidence directed Subsistence agriculture and economic development book solving the volume contains original chapters by forty leading social scientists and agricultural Author: Clifton R.

Wharton. Subsistence Agriculture and Economic Development provides a unique overview of these difficulties and their significance to economic development. It is the first book to subject subsistence agriculture to rigorous multi-disciplinary examination and to bring to light new theory and empirical evidence directed toward solving the volume contains original chapters by forty leading social scientists and agricultural Cited by: Subsistence Agriculture and Economic Development provides a unique overview of these difficulties and their significance to economic development.

It is the first book to subject subsistence agriculture to rigorous multi-disciplinary examination and to bring to light new theory and empirical evidence directed toward solving the volume contains original chapters by forty leading social scientists and agricultural Manufacturer: Routledge.

"Subsistence agriculture" is essentially the kind of industry in which subsistence farmers are engaged, while the "subsistence agricultural economy" is the activities which they carry out through societally determined patterns of economic by: 2.

The theory of the family farm is essentially the theory of what may be called the "household firm". There are two characteristics of this conceptual creature which are crucial for economic theorizing: first that a part of the output goes to the household; and second that a part of the input comes from the : Raj Krishna.

This chapter concerns the microeconomics of subsistence farms, with special reference to those aspects which are important to agricultural development policy. It emphasis is on traditional agriculture, which is the antecedent of a modern agriculture. The basic inputs of a traditional agriculture are land and by: 2.

Although subsistence farms account for approximately 40 per cent. of the world's total cultivated land, and support per cent.

of mankind, the degree of attention they have attracted among social scientists has been uneven and least among agricultural economists.

This analysis focuses attention on all aspects of the behaviour of peasant farmers, production and Cited by: national agricultural marketing suggest. Many of the papers imply that ethnog- raphers can offer development planners a major service.

Pfanner, Mellor, and Wharton prominently, but not exclusively, recognize the importance of intracommunity varia- tions in economic conditions, decisions, and behavior. Economists uncomfortable withAuthor: Michael Moerman.

Subsistence Agriculture and Economic Development. An outgrowth of a seminar on Subsistence and Peasant Economics, Honolulu, Feb.-March Clifton R. Cited by: 1. Genre/Form: Congresses Conference papers and proceedings études diverses: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wharton, Clifton R., Subsistence agriculture and economic development.

It particularly emphasizes the opportunities for, and limitations of, making agriculture a positive generating force instead of a needless drag on general economic development.

The chapter analyses food production under a landlord-tenant system in a way that is equally applicable to food production under a two-sector : William H.

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Although subsistence farms occupy 40 percent of the worlds cultivated land and support half of mankind, facts about them and programs to increase their output are scattered. Subsistence Agriculture and Economic Development provides a unique overview of these difficulties and their significance to economic development.

It is the first book to subject subsistence agriculture Format: Paperback.One of the more perplexing problems of economic development is helping subsistence farmers break away from production simply for home consumption to become commercial farmers, producing more and more for sale in the marketplace.

Although subsistence farms occupy 40 percent of the worlds cultivated land and support half of mankind, facts about them and .Subsistence Agriculture in Developement: Its Role in Processes of Structural Change. Institute of Agricultural Economics and Social Sciences in the Tropics and Subtropics (Ed.), Forschung zur Entwicklungsökonomie und Politik – Research in Development Economics and Policy, Discussion Paper 1/ ISSN