chapter  2
The Peasant Economy
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In Chapter 3 we will present the theoretical approach used in the present study - that of circular and cumulative causation - but before we go into that approach, it is necessary to present the main characteristics of the peasant sector. In an empirical study, the theoretical approach always needs to be firmly rooted in the institutional reality, and this institutional reality in turn, may to a certain extent be explained by the theoretical approach.