Occupational immobility of small farmers
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Occupational immobility of small farmers a study of the reasons why small farmers do not give up farming by Ruth M. Gasson

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Published by Cambridge University, Dept. of Land Economy (Farm Economics Branch) in Cambridge .
Written in English



  • Great Britain.,
  • Great Britain


  • Farms, Small -- Great Britain.,
  • Farmers -- Great Britain.,
  • Occupational mobility -- Great Britain -- Case studies.

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Statementby Ruth Gasson.
SeriesCambridge University. Dept. of Land Economy. Farm Economics Branch. Occasional papers, no. 13
LC ClassificationsHD1476.G7 G33
The Physical Object
Pagination44 p.
Number of Pages44
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5161055M
ISBN 100901978019
LC Control Number74507566

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