The Rational Peasant - Popkin, Samuel L

Popkin develops a model of rational peasant behavior and shows how village procedures result from the self-interested interactions of peasants. This political economy view of peasant behavior stands in contrast to the model of a distinctive peasant moral economy in which the village community is primarily responsible for ensuring the welfare of ...

The Rational Peasant 1979, University of California Press, Berkeley, CA

ISBN-13: 9780520039544

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