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Record number 369490
Title Styles of pig farming and family labour in the Netherlands
Author(s) Commandeur, M.A.M.
Source Journal of Comparative Family Studies 36 (2005)3. - ISSN 0047-2328 - p. 391 - +.
Department(s) Rural Sociology
Publication type Refereed Article in a scientific journal
Publication year 2005
Abstract The concept of styles is multidimensional. With respect to farming, the concept of styles entails the whole of farming practices, including strategies on labour, scale and intensity, recruitment of supplies, and sales of commodities. In Hofstee's research (1946, 1985), styles of farming were related to the production of commodities in different production branches and in different areas, that is dairy production versus arable farm production. In this perception of styles, the agricultural branch specialisation and the type of market integration ...
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