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Introduction

  • David Glover
  • Ken Kusterer
Part of the International Political Economy Series book series (IPES)

Abstract

Small farmers in both developed and developing countries share certain basic goals. For the most part, they wish to increase the security and income of their families while retaining their independence as owners and operators of a farm enterprise. It has become increasingly difficult to pursue these goals simultaneously. Farmers have been pulled by the increasing demands of the market and the state into a nexus of relationships that extend beyond the farm to the national and international level.

Keywords

Private Firm Small Farmer Transfer Price Contracting Relationship Management Contract 
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Copyright information

© David Glover and Ken Kusterer 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • David Glover
    • 1
  • Ken Kusterer
    • 2
  1. 1.International Development Research CentreOttawaCanada
  2. 2.The American UniversityUSA

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