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Peasant Economies

  • By: Marcella Bush Trevino
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

Although largely a feature of traditional societies, peasant economies continue to play a role in the global economic structure. Peasant economies are defined by their rural character, their center on the household as the basic unit of production, household dependence on ...

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