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Title:A discussion of the concept of disguised unemployment in traditional agriculture with specific reference to Africa South of the Sahara
Author:Martina, A.
Periodical:South African Journal of Economics
Geographic term:Subsaharan Africa
subsistence farming
External link:https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1813-6982.1966.tb03075.x
Abstract:A general discussion of the concept of disguised unemployment (1. Introduction; 2. Definitions: 3. The technical foundations of disguised unemployment; 4. Empirical studies of disguised unemployment); II. Disguised unemployment: the Africa case (1. An historical survey of factors affecting the supply of labour in Africa); Some economic aspects of traditional African society (2. Division of labour; 5. Seasonal unemployment; 4. The fallacy of the concept of labour and crop sharing; 5. Further implications of incorrect policy); III. Indicators to policyd. Basic recommendations; 2. Investment in human capital; 3. Some complications - a. Unemployed; school leavers; b. The attitude to land); IV. Conclusion Notes.