(Article of periodic en Anglais - 1997)

Document title

Controlling labor commitment in Brazil's global agriculture : the crisis of competing flexibilities

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

CHASE J. (1) ;
(1) Latin American Center, Los Angeles, ETATS-UNIS


In the region of central Brazil, capitalist farmers have converted huge amounts of land in former frontier regions to the production of soybeans, largely for Asian and European markets. The conversion to export-oriented agriculture has created the demand for a flexible dependable and skill work force to operate and care for the costly farm machinery and to conform to the pace and quality of world-class production. Alternative sources of income and political power are offered to agricultural workers


Article of periodic

published at : Environment and planning. D. Society & space / ISSN 0263-7758

Editor : Pion, London - ROYAUME-UNI (1983)

Millesime : 1997, vol. 15, no5 [pp. 587-610]

Bibliographic references : 4 p.

Collation : Illustration ;




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