Agrarian Relations

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Agrarian Relations

 

production relations in agriculture. Since land is the primary means of production in agriculture, the form of land property is the basis of agrarian relations. The nature of agrarian relations is determined by the nature of landownership and land tenure. Agrarian relations change as conditions of landownership and land tenure change.

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