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StatementS.B. Jones-Hendrickson ; prepared for the Social Sciences Division of the United Nations Educational Scientific And Cultural Organization, UNESCO.
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Some writing on ‘rural development’ thus addresses general issues of agrarian change. Henrich R. Greve, Linda Argote, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences (Second Edition), Institutional Theory.

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After his secondary education in Sneek (), he attended Wageningen Agricultural University where he was awarded the degree of agricultural engineer in In Wageningen he specialized in agrarian sociology of non-western countries, development economics and methods and.

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