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Household Life Cycles and Secondary Forest Cover Among Small Farm Colonists in the Amazon

  • Perz, Stephen G.
  • Walker, Robert T.
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal World Development.

    Volume (Year): 30 (2002)
    Issue (Month): 6 (June)
    Pages: 1009-1027

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    2. Walker, Robert & Moran, Emilio & Anselin, Luc, 2000. "Deforestation and Cattle Ranching in the Brazilian Amazon: External Capital and Household Processes," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 28(4), pages 683-699, April.
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    7. Stephen G. Perz, 2002. "The Changing Social Contexts of Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon," Social Science Quarterly, Southwestern Social Science Association, vol. 83(1), pages 35-52.
    8. Pichon, Francisco J., 1997. "Settler households and land-use patterns in the Amazon frontier: Farm-level evidence from Ecuador," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 25(1), pages 67-91, January.
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