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The Past of Present Livelihoods. Historical perspectives on modernisation, rural policy regimes and smallholder poverty - a case from Eastern Zambia


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Title: The Past of Present Livelihoods. Historical perspectives on modernisation, rural policy regimes and smallholder poverty - a case from Eastern Zambia
Authors: Amberntsson, Pelle
E-mail: pelle.amberntsson@geography.gu.se
Issue Date: 11-May-2011
University: University of Gothenburg. School of Business, Economics and Law
Institution: Department of Human and Economic Geography ; Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi
Date of Defence: 2011-06-01
Disputation: Onsdagen den 1 juni 2011, kl. 10.15, CG-salen, Handelshögskolan, Vasagatan 1.
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Series B.
No. 118
Keywords: Rural livelihoods; Smallholders; rural policy regime; development; modernisation; Zambia
Abstract: This study is an enquiry into the processes shaping rural livelihoods in peripheral areas. The study is situated in the field of livelihood research and departs in the persistent crisis within African smallholder agriculture and in rural policy debates during the postindependence era. The research takes a critical stance to the way that people-centred and actor-oriented approaches have dominated livelihood research, thereby over-shadowing structural and macro-oriented features. The aim of ... more
ISBN: 91-86472-64-X
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/25370
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