Small-holdings and sustainable family farming in Galicia and Ireland. A comparative case study

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dc.contributor.author O'Flanagan, Patrick
dc.contributor.author Ferrás-Sexto, Carlos
dc.date.accessioned 2020-09-17T12:40:33Z
dc.date.available 2020-09-17T12:40:33Z
dc.date.issued 2012
dc.identifier.citation O'Flanagan, P. and Ferrás-Sexto, C. (2012) 'Small-holdings and sustainable family farming in Galicia and Ireland. A comparative case study', Norois, 22, pp. 61-76. doi: 10.4000/norois.4281 en
dc.identifier.volume 224 en
dc.identifier.startpage 61 en
dc.identifier.endpage 76 en
dc.identifier.issn 1760-8546
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10468/10546
dc.identifier.doi 10.4000/norois.4281 en
dc.description.abstract Small-holdings and Minifundios were considered as miniature farms, unable to secure basic sustenance for all the members of the family unit and, ultimately, a source of many evils. This research consists of theoretical and empirical sections. The theoretical part focuses on the analysis of specialized bibliography on minifundismo and family farming. We try to present the theoretical background that allows us to provide new ideas about minifundios and family farms. The empirical part focuses on examining different cases in Galicia and Ireland. We attempt to produce a brief comparative diagnosis of the changes and continuities that cooperative family farming has experienced considering that farm censuses statistics systematically ignore the social and cultural contexts of families that live and work on farms. Our intention is to stress the idea that family farming in Galicia and Ireland is a cultural expression and a life-style that goes beyond capitalist industrial farming. It is a type of farming in itself that has both negative and also positive characteristics. en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Open Edition Journals en
dc.relation.uri https://journals.openedition.org/norois/4281
dc.rights © Tous droits réservés; © All rights reserved en
dc.subject Family farming en
dc.subject Minifundismo en
dc.subject Sustainable farming en
dc.subject Life-style en
dc.subject Rural change en
dc.subject Agriculture familiale en
dc.subject Minifundium en
dc.subject Agriculture durable en
dc.subject Style de vie en
dc.subject Campagne en
dc.title Small-holdings and sustainable family farming in Galicia and Ireland. A comparative case study en
dc.type Article (peer-reviewed) en
dc.internal.authorcontactother Patrick O'Flanagan, Geography, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland. +353-21-490-3000 Email: p.oflanagan@ucc.ie en
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dc.date.updated 2020-09-17T12:28:36Z
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dc.description.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.journaltitle Norois en
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dc.internal.licenseacceptance Yes en
dc.internal.IRISemailaddress p.oflanagan@ucc.ie en


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