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The Debate presents discussions on important issues of agrarian change today.

Gendering Peasant Household Surveys: Who to interview?

February 11, 2020 | 0 Comments

CARMEN DIANA DEERE   The use of household surveys to analyse the economic activities of peasants has become much more commonplace since Alain de Janvry and I published ‘A Conceptual Framework for the Empirical Analysis of Peasants’ in 1979. However, an issue that has received insufficient attention until recently is that of who should be…

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Marxist methods corner

April 18, 2019 | 1 Comment

This space on our website is intended to be a place where researchers in and around the Marxist tradition can critically discuss problematic issues in methodology and research methods. We are good in critique of dominant paradigms and misleading concepts, but how do we get beyond critique to substantive research that addresses politically relevant issues?…

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