The Good Wife: Struggles over Land and Labour in the Kenyan Horticultural Sector

Dolan, Catherine (2001) The Good Wife: Struggles over Land and Labour in the Kenyan Horticultural Sector. The Journal of Development Studies, 37 (3). pp. 39-70.

Abstract

Focuses on a study which examined how the contracting of French beans has engendered conflict over rights, obligations and resources in Meru District, Kenya. Effect of cultural factors and gender relations on intrahousehold resource allocations; Details on horticultural exports and contract farming; Information on the Meru District of Kenya; Division of labor in horticultural contracting.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: French Beans, Horticultural Sector, Resources, Conflict, Capital Accumulation, Kenya
Subject(s): Retail
Centre: Oxford Institute of Retail Management
Faculty of Marketing
Date Deposited: 26 Oct 2011 14:06
Last Modified: 23 Oct 2015 14:05
URI: http://eureka.sbs.ox.ac.uk/id/eprint/1026

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