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Agrarian capitalism in theory and practice


, : Agrarian capitalism in theory and practice. Agrarian capitalism in theory and practice: xiv + 211pp.

The book focuses on a longstanding controversy in sociology theory: why agriculture has been traditionally resistant to wage labour. Capitalist development has been slower and more uneven in agriculture than in other spheres of production, and major parts of the rural economy remain almost preindustrial in their reliance on family labour, lack of separation between industry and household, and failure to develop a highly specialized division of labour.

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