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Farewell to farms : de-agrarianisation and employment in Africa / edited by Deborah Fahy Bryceson and Vali Jamal.

Title
Farewell to farms : de-agrarianisation and employment in Africa / edited by Deborah Fahy Bryceson and Vali Jamal.
Publication
Aldershot : Ashgate, 1997.

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Description
iv, 265 p. : ill., maps; 24 cm.
Series Statement
African Studies Centre Research Series ; 10
Uniform Title
African Studies Centre research series 10.
Subjects
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Processing Action (note)
  • committed to retain
Contents
1. De-agrarianisation in Sub-Saharan Africa: acknowledging the inevitable / Deborah Fahy Bryceson -- 2. Coping with famine and poverty : the dynamics of non-agricultural rural employment in Darfur, Sudan / Hamid el Bashir Ibrahim -- 3. Farmers without land : the return of landlessness to rural Ethiopia / Yohannes Habtu -- 4. Not by farming alone : the role of non-farm incomes in rural Hausaland / Kate Meagher & Abdul Raufu Mustapha -- 5. Winners and losers : household fortunes in the urban peripheries of northern Hausaland / Mohammed A. Iliya & Ken Swindell -- 6. Economic activities of the poor in Accra / Meine Pieter van Dijk -- 7. Urban trajectories in rural livelihood strategies : household employment patterns in Kenya's Coast Province / Dick Foeken -- 8. The rural informal sector in Tanzania / Mboya S.D. Bagachwa -- 9. Non-farm activities and gender in Zimbabwe / Rudo B. Gaidzanwa -- 10. Rural diversification in Zimbabwe / Poul Ove Pedersen -- 11. Of livestock and deadstock : entrepreneurship and tradition on the South African highveld / Leslie Bank -- 12. Rural industries in Africa : hope and hype / Ian Livingstone -- 13. Labour diversification in rural Africa : implications for public works programmes / Tesfaye Teklu -- 14. De-agrarianisation : blessing or blight? / D.F. Bryceson.
ISBN
184014193X (pbk)
LCCN
gb^98000185^
OCLC
38113018
Owning Institutions
Harvard Library