Peasant values and rural development an unresolved controversy by Jonathan Lieberson

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Published by Population Council in New York, N.Y., U.S.A. (One Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, New York 10017) .

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  • Developing countries.


  • Peasantry -- Developing countries,
  • Rural development -- Psychological aspects,
  • Social values -- Developing countries

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StatementJonathan Lieberson.
SeriesWorking papers / Center for Policy Studies ;, no. 73, Working papers (Population Council. Center for Policy Studies) ;, no. 73.
LC ClassificationsHD1521 .L53 1981
The Physical Object
Pagination41 p. ;
Number of Pages41
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3077410M
LC Control Number82177082

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