This book focuses on the complex and often contradictory relationships between agricultural production and markets. It examines the micro-macro linkages between farm production, farm labor issues, and the degree of autonomy or dependency vis-a-vis markets.
1. Heterogeneity and Styles of Farming 2. Dairy Farming in Emilia Romagna, Italy 3. Potato Production in the Peruvian Highlands 4. Peasant Struggles, Unions, and Cooperatives 5. Commoditization and the Social Relations of Production