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A social action perspective on small farmer agricultural development

Collection:
Agricultural Communications Documentation Center (ACDC)
Contributor:
Byrnes, Kerry J. (main author)
Format:
Conference paper
Publication Date:
1980-09-07
Published:
International
Location:
Agricultural Communications Documentation Center, Funk Library, University of Illinois
Subject Term:
attitudes, developing countries, farm families, farmers, farming methods, small farmers, social factors
Notes:
Kerry J. Byrnes Collection, Paper submitted for the 5th World Congress for Rural Sociology,36 pages., Small farmer agriculture in developing countries is conceptualized in terms of a social system elements model in which social organizational (power, rank,status-role), social psychological (norm, belief, sentiment),and social economic (objective, facility,sanction) elements enter the farmer's decision making regarding which technology is most beneficial to employ in his farming operation.