Becker, Laurence C.. Garden money buys grain: food procurement patterns in a Malian village

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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records

Title: Garden money buys grain: food procurement patterns in a Malian village

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Human ecology -- Vol. 28, no. 2

Published By: Original publisher Human ecology -- Vol. 28, no. 2 New York: Plenum Pub. Corp.. 2000. 219-250 p. ill., map

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Laurence C. Becker

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2000. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Bambara (FA08)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Vegetable production (244); Vegetable production (244); Diet (262); Settlement patterns (361); Borrowing and lending (426); Production and supply (433); External trade (439); Labor supply and employment (464); Animal transport (492); Standard of living (511); Gender status (562); Household (592); Ethnic stratification (563); Research and development (654); Poverty (735);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This study investigates food procurement patterns in a rural Maliam Community in West Africa. It shows that households in this village combine subsistence grain production with a variety of income generating activities including cattle herding, market gardening, wood selling, and remittance. Income from these activities is used for purchasing food and other necessities.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 7

Document ID: HRAF's unique document identifier. The first part is the OWC identifier and the second part is the document number in three digits. fa08-007

Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs. Journal Article

Language: Language that the document is written in English

Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 248-250)

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1996, 1987, 2000

Evaluation: In this alphanumeric code, the first part designates the type of person writing the document, e.g. Ethnographer, Missionary, Archaeologist, Folklorist, Linguist, Indigene, and so on. The second part is a ranking done by HRAF anthropologists based on the strength of the source material on a scale of 1 to 5, as follows: 1 - poor; 2 - fair; 3 - good, useful data, but not uniformly excellent; 4 - excellent secondary data; 5 - excellent primary data Ethnologist-5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Teferi Abate Adem ; 2006

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1987-2000

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Mali

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Bambara (African people)


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