American agriculture has undergone dramatic transformations in the four decades that have passed since the end of World War II. The most obvious is the decline in the number of people living and working on farms. Wisconsin generally reflects many of these national trends. In 1945 the agricultural census reported 177,745 farms in Wisconsin. By 198

chapter |9 pages


part I|77 pages

Class and Rationality in Agriculture

chapter 1|48 pages

Class and Agriculture

chapter 2|27 pages

Rationality and Agriculture

part II|92 pages

The Social Relations of Agricultural Production

chapter 3|32 pages


chapter 4|41 pages


chapter 5|16 pages

Hired Labor

part III|73 pages

Class Formation

chapter 7|47 pages

Forms of Struggle and Organization

part |12 pages


chapter 8|10 pages

Class? Rationality? Family Farm?