Socioeconomics of Agriculture

by Stefan Mann

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Book Description

This book applies for the first time emerging concepts of socioeconomics to analyse an economic sector, namely agriculture. It considers the rational choices of all actors in the system (just as agricultural economists do) and their cultural preferences and constraints (just as rural sociologists do). Socioeconomic concepts are subsequently used to structure agricultural issues with regard to the three governance mechanisms (hierarchy, markets, and cooperation), and different agricultural systems are presented and compared. The book will be of interest to social scientists with various backgrounds, and seeks to break down the barriers of single-disciplinary thinking.

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Book Details

Subject
Economics and Finance
Publisher
Springer
Published
2018
Pages
113
Edition
1
Language
English
ISBN13
9783319741406
ISBN10
3319741403
ISBN13 Digital
9783319741413
ISBN10 Digital
3319741411
PDF Size
1.8 MB
License
CC BY

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