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Food and farm : current debates and policies / edited by Christina Gladwin and Kathleen Truman.

By: Gladwin, Christina H
Contributor(s): Truman, Kathleen | Society for Economic Anthropology | Society for Economic Anthropology. Annual meeting ((7: 1987: Riverside, Calif). )
Language: English Publisher: Lanham, Md. : University Press of America; Society for Economic Anthropology, 1989.Description: xx, 414p. : tables ; 23cm.ISBN: 081917386X
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Includes bibl. references. - Papers presented at the 7th annual meeting of the Society for Economic Anthropology, April 3-4, Uuniversity of California at Riverside. - Contents: 1, Strategies of agricultural development. The unimodal model / Ronald Cohen; Risk as medium of peasant differentiation under uni-modal development strategies in the semi-arid tropics of West Africa / Michael Carter; Food production and rural differentiation in the Kenya Highlands / A. Haugerud; Agricultural dilemmas of Mexico / C. Luiselli; Investing in people: J. Sturgeon, D. Nygaard; 2, Agricultural production: lessons from history. Prehistoric agricultural production in the Central Andes / C. Hastorf; The first green revolution: Chinese agriculture in the Han Dynasty / E.N. Anderson; An economic reconstruction of Anglo-Saxon England / G.H. Bentley; Low-input Mexican agriculture / K. Truman; 3, Agricultural sustainability. Local management systems and sustainability / D. Brockensha; Risk and its management in traditional and modern agroeconomic sytems / R. Norgaard; The genetic question in agricultural stability / Stephen Brush; Some reflexions on intensive traditional agriculture / A. Gomez-Pompa, J.J. Jimenez-Osornio; 4, The US farm crisis and the disappearing middle: facts or myths? The case for the disappearing mid-size farm / C.H. Gladwin, C. Zulauf; Credit availability and the structure of US agriculture / R.D. Christy, L.R. Vandeveer; Is the US family farm worth saving? / E. Wesley Peterson, D. Bruce Dickson, J.M. Bowker; Women's role on economically depressed Nevada ranches / Jill Derby; Persistence among middle-range corn belt farmers / S. Salamon; Commodity systems and family farms / Miriam J. Wells; Family farm competitiveness in US agriculture / N. Rainhardt, Peggy Barlett.