Peasant Livelihood: Options and Constraints

  • Elke Grawert


The notion of ‘the peasant’ has been very much debated. In order to identify the particular conditions of peasant livelihood, the characteristics of the peasant economy and society and how they are related to capitalism are investigated first. An analysis of peasant livelihood in Sudan and particularly in Kutum follows.


Rainy Season Household Member Commercial Farmer Family Labour Traditional Leader 
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© Elke Grawert 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • Elke Grawert
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  1. 1.Faculty of Social SciencesUniversity of BremenGermany

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