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Social dimensions of sustainable agriculture: a rationale for social research in ARGOS
(Agriculture Research Group on Sustainability, 2004-11)
As the rationale for the social research objective within ARGOS, this documentprovides a preliminary discussion of the theoretical and methodological approachbeing taken by the social researchers in the project. As such, ...
New Zealand farm structure change and intensification
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit., 2008-03)
This report presents information about the numbers of farms in New Zealand. The different sources providing such data report very different figures and trends over time, but they all seem to indicate an overall trend of ...
Understanding kiwifruit management using causal mapping
(Agriculture Research Group on Sustainability, 2006-09)
Causal mapping was used to document how the 36 participating kiwifruit orchardists described and explained the management of their orchards. This approach asks the participants to identify the factors which are important ...
Social organisation of large herd dairy farms in New Zealand
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness & Economics Research Unit., 1994-03)
This research reports the results of interviewing 29 large herd dairy farmers (over 500 cows) in the North and South Islands of New Zealand and describes their social organisation of production. On average the farmers were ...
Proceedings of the Rural Economy and Society Section of the Sociological Association of Aotearoa (N.Z.)
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit., 1991-04)
This Discussion Paper records the 14 papers presented in the Rural Economy and Society Section of the Sociological Association of Aotearoa (New Zealand) held at Lincoln University 7-9 December, 1990. The papers cover ...
Social objective synthesis report: differentiation among participants farmers/orchardists in the ARGOS research programme
(Agriculture Research Group on Sustainability, 2007-12)
The main objectives of this report are to assess the extent to which it is possible to differentiate among the management system panels of ARGOS farms/orchards and to assess how such difference is manifest in the social ...
Topics for rural social research
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 1992-03)
This report delineates a range of topics that could be included in MAF social research using mainly the suggestions available in the current sociology literature. Suggestions from five MAF personnel were used to supplement ...
A review of social science research at Lincoln University
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 1993-04)
There are two social science departments and three centres directly involved in social science research at Lincoln University, and three professional departments informed by social science research. About one quarter of ...
Kiwifruit casual mapping in 2008 : comparisons to 2005 and to other sectors
(Agriculture Research Group on Sustainability, 2009-03)
Tourism in Westland : challenges for planning and recommendations for management
(Lincoln University. Tourism Recreation Research and Education Centre, 2001-07)
This report provides a synthesis of nine separate reports on key aspects of tourism in Westland, and makes recommendations for the future management of the sector.