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Mundo agrario

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CARDEILLAC GULLA, Joaquín  and  JUNCAL PEREZ, Agustín. Labour and agrarian structure in the context of changes: the case of Uruguay. Mundo agrar. [online]. 2017, vol.18, n.39, pp.00-00. ISSN 1515-5994.

The article describes the changes in the agrarian and social structure that occurred in Uruguay. Using census data from 1980 to 2011, the decrease in the absolute number of agricultural workers is shown, meanwhile it's relative participation in the economic active population grow, specially compared to family farmers. Besides, changes are observed in the areas of residence of these workers that question the strong restriction on the choice of residence place that had been traditional among rural workers

Keywords : Agrarian structure; Social structure; Rural workers; Residency; Uruguay.

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