Farm advisors. The love of progress during the "silent revolution" (1945- 1983)

Brunier, Sylvain
July 2014
Economic Sociology: The European Electronic Newsletter;Jul2014, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p62
The article presents a study on the history of agricultural advisors and their role in agricultural modernization in France after 1945, known as the "silent revolution." Topics include the postwar rural transformation, institutional mechanisms that led to social and economic changes, and accession of farmers in shifting to large investments and changing their lifestyle. The partnership between agricultural advisors and farmers is also discussed.


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