Domestication of the Market? Householding and Post-Peasant Society in Romania Cover Image
  • Price 4.00 €

Domestication of the Market? Householding and Post-Peasant Society in Romania
Domestication of the Market? Householding and Post-Peasant Society in Romania

Author(s): Vintilă Mihăilescu
Subject(s): Rural and urban sociology, Economic development, EU-Accession / EU-DEvelopment
Published by: Centre for Advanced Study Sofia (CAS)
Summary/Abstract: Recent accession to the European Union means a speedy and dramatic shift in economic culture and practices toward a common market economy and behavior. How will Romania, with about half of its population leaving in villages and about one third of its active population involved in agriculture f t into this emerging post-peasant society? What will be the main tensions and the short term adjustments of this emerging social context? Without aiming to advocate for one scenario or another, the present essay intends to explore the role households and household centered economy actually play and will play in this context.

  • Page Count: 56
  • Publication Year: 2009
  • Language: English