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11 Rural Women and Food Production in Sub‐Saharan Africa

Ann Whitehead

in The Political Economy of Hunger: Volume 1: Entitlement and Well-being

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198286356
eISBN:
9780191718465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198286356.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter argues that many of the common beliefs about African women's role in food production are myths, and that there is nothing intrinsic to women that is attributable to sub-Saharan African ... More


Introduction

MELISSA WALKER

in Southern Farmers and Their Stories: Memory and Meaning in Oral History

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124094
eISBN:
9780813134789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124094.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about farmers in the American South and their stories. This book focuses on the major themes in rural southerners' narratives of ... More


The Land Reform as Administrative Utopia

Judith Pallot

in Land Reform in Russia, 1906–1917: Peasant Responses to Stolypin's Project of Rural Transformation

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206569
eISBN:
9780191677212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206569.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The Stolypin Land Reform was intended to abolish communes in rural Russia. The construction of a new social identity for the peasants was one of the ways in which the Stolypin Land Reform sought to ... More


The Present Shapes Stories about the Past

MELISSA WALKER

in Southern Farmers and Their Stories: Memory and Meaning in Oral History

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124094
eISBN:
9780813134789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124094.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines local people's recollection of their experiences concerning the rural transformation in the American South with reference to the present. It suggests that rural southerners' ... More


Memory and the Meaning of Change

MELISSA WALKER

in Southern Farmers and Their Stories: Memory and Meaning in Oral History

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124094
eISBN:
9780813134789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124094.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines local people's interpretation of the meaning of rural transformation in the American South. The pre-war generation of white landless and landowning farmers frequently saw rural ... More


The Rural Transformation

Julio A. Berdegué, Tomás Rosada, and Anthony J. Bebbington

in International Development: Ideas, Experience, and Prospects

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199671656
eISBN:
9780191751127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671656.003.0028
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses the rural transformation, a process of comprehensive societal change whereby rural societies diversify their economies and reduce their reliance on agriculture; become ... More


Memory and the Nature of Transformation

MELISSA WALKER

in Southern Farmers and Their Stories: Memory and Meaning in Oral History

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124094
eISBN:
9780813134789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124094.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines rural people's recollection of the nature of the rural transformation in the American South and its impact on their daily farm work. It suggests that though rural southerners ... More


Conclusion

MELISSA WALKER

in Southern Farmers and Their Stories: Memory and Meaning in Oral History

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124094
eISBN:
9780813134789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124094.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This concluding chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the local farmers' recollection of their experiences in the rural transformation in the American South. It suggests that the ... More


Rural Southerners and the Community of Memory

MELISSA WALKER

in Southern Farmers and Their Stories: Memory and Meaning in Oral History

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124094
eISBN:
9780813134789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124094.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the experiences of rural people in the American South as they relate to the rural transformation and discusses their community of shared memory. It analyses the stories of ... More


Three Southern Farmers Tell Their Stories

MELISSA WALKER

in Southern Farmers and Their Stories: Memory and Meaning in Oral History

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124094
eISBN:
9780813134789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124094.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the experiences of three farmers in the American South in terms of the rural transformation in the region. They are Ruth McBrayer of South Carolina, Woodrow Harper of Georgia, ... More


Conclusion: A History of the Future

Xin Liu

in In One's Own Shadow: An Ethnographic Account of the Condition of Post-reform Rural China

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520219939
eISBN:
9780520923478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520219939.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

The ethnographic materials presented in this book articulate a theoretical position in response to two popular tendencies in writing about contemporary Chinese society. First, it aimed to write from ... More


Epilogue

Tore C. Olsson

in Agrarian Crossings: Reformers and the Remaking of the US and Mexican Countryside

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691165202
eISBN:
9781400888054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691165202.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

By the 1950s, the agrarian crossings of the previous generation were rapidly coming to an end. In both the United States and Mexico, an increasingly restrictive political atmosphere ensured that ... More


Haciendas and Plantations: Finding the Agrarian New Deal in Cardenista Mexico

Tore C. Olsson

in Agrarian Crossings: Reformers and the Remaking of the US and Mexican Countryside

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691165202
eISBN:
9781400888054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691165202.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Seeking to illustrate the unacknowledged footprints of the rural New Deal on 1930s' agrarismo, this chapter follows two intersecting avenues of exchange. First, it explores how the architects of ... More


West Cork and North Tipperary

Eric Richards

in The genesis of international mass migration: The British case, 1750-1900

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526131485
eISBN:
9781526138910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526131485.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

West Cork was an outstanding and clear-cut version of the wider Irish experience, before and after the Famine. North Tipperary was not the most famine-ravaged part of Ireland, but it became the most ... More


Gender Inequality and the Empowerment of Women

Carol Newman

in Growth, Structural Transformation, and Rural Change in Viet Nam: A Rising Dragon on the Move

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198796961
eISBN:
9780191838613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198796961.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines gender inequality and female empowerment in rural Viet Nam. Using an extensive panel dataset on 2,181 households, it examines how the welfare of women living in rural areas has ... More


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