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Agrarian Studies: Synthetic Work at the Cutting Edge

Edited By: James C Scott and Nina Bhatt

310 pages, Illus

Yale University Press

Paperback | Sep 2001 | #121675 | ISBN: 0300085028
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Hardback | Dec 2001 | #121674 | ISBN: 0300085001
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About this book

Presents an account of recent studies of rural society and agriculture. Its ten chapters, recast and expand what is known about rural society and agrarian issues, examining such topics as poverty, subsistence, cultivation, ecology, justice, art, custom, law, ritual life, cooperation, and state action.

A distinctive and distinguished collection, this volume includes the best work from the most interesting agrarian scholars. James C. McCann, Boston University


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Biography

James C. Scott is Eugene Meyer Professor of Political Science, professor of anthropology, and director of the Programme in Agrarian Studies at Yale University. He is the author of Seeing Like a State (0 300 07815 3, pb. 11.95), Domination and the Arts of Resistance (0 300 05669 9, pb. 11.95), Weapons of the Weak (0 300 03641 8, pb. 14.50), and The Moral Economy of the Peasant (0 300 02190 9, pb. 10.95), all published by Yale University Press. Nina Bhatt has worked as rural sociologist for the World Bank in Nepal and Washington, D.C., and as micro-enterprise consultant for the Ford Foundation in India.

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