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Contrats agraires ou conventions agraires ?

  • Jean-Philippe Colin
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    [fre] Alors que l'économie des contrats agraires s'inscrit dans le paradigme contractualiste, cet article propose de conceptualiser les contrats agraires comme des arrangements institutionnels « composites », aux dimensions contractuelle, conventionnelle et réglementaire, ce qui n'est pas sans implications théoriques (recours à un certain éclectisme) et méthodologiques (légitimation d'une démarche comprehensive). Une attention plus particulière est portée à la dimension conventionnelle des contrats agraires, illustrée au travers du contrat de métayage dans le contexte mexicain. [eng] Whereas the economics of agrarian contracts is rooted in the contractual paradigm, this paper offer a conceptualization of agrarian contracts as «composite» institutional arrangements, with contractual, conventional and regulatory dimensions. The theoretical and methodological implications of this conceptualization are explored. The paper focuses more specifically on the conventional dimension of agrarian contracts, with the illustration of sharecropping arrangements in Mexico.

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    Article provided by Programme National Persée in its journal Économie rurale.

    Volume (Year): 272 (2002)
    Issue (Month): 1 ()
    Pages: 57-73

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    Handle: RePEc:prs:recoru:ecoru_0013-0559_2002_num_272_1_5357
    Note: DOI:10.3406/ecoru.2002.5357
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