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From sharecropping to crop-rent: women farmers changing agricultural production relations in rural South Asia

Lahiri-Dutt, Kuntala; Adhikari, Mohanraj

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This paper explores changing production relations in agriculture in context of increasingly widespread and longer-duration male outmigration, as against previous, short-duration and seasonal migration. It investigates how de facto women-heads of households (WHHs) are changing a resilient crop-sharing system in absence of adequate access to productive assets, formal training or experience in farming, and while contributing labour to farming and coping with gendered demands on their time. Based...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/98710
Source: Agriculture and Human Values
DOI: 10.1007/s10460-015-9666-z

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