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Living under contract : contract farming and agrarian transformation in Sub-Saharan Africa

Author: Peter D Little; Michael Watts
Publisher: Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This study examines agricultural restructuring and its effect upon various African societies. It documents how contract production links farmers, agribusiness and the state; and reveals that contract  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Living under contract.
Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, ©1994
(OCoLC)654160002
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter D Little; Michael Watts
ISBN: 0299140601 9780299140601 0299140644 9780299140649
OCLC Number: 28710709
Description: xviii, 298 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Life under contract: contract farming, agrarian restructuring, and flexible accumulation / Michael J. Watts --
The moral economy of the contract / Roger A. Clapp --
Contract farming in the shadow of competitive markets: the experience of Kenyan horticulture / Steven M. Jaffee --
Contract farming in Zimbabwe: case studies of sugar, tea, and cotton / Jeremy C. Jackson and Angela P. Cheater --
Contracting a food staple in the Gambia / Judith A. Carney --
Contract farming and palm oil production in Côte d'Ivoire and Ghana / Cyril Kofie Daddieh --
Contract farming and the development question / Peter D. Little --
Epilogue: contracting, social labor, and agrarian transitions / Michael J. Watts.
Responsibility: edited by Peter D. Little and Michael J. Watts.

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