Regulating Agriculture

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August 1995



The fifth volume in the series brings together a set of essays reflecting on the complex political, social and institutional problems encountered by modern states in seeking to manage their agricultural sectors. Drawing on different national and international viewpoints, the essays present original analyses of agricultural regulation in a comparative context. The aspects covered include the roots of the post-war food order, the roles of corporatism, agribusiness and technological change, the challenge of deregulation and environmental reforms, the introduction of market principles and mechanisms into centrally planned economies and the efforts to forge a new order in international trade.


Changing Regulatory Orders: The Analysis of the Economic Governance of Agriculture (P. Lowe, et al.). Agriculture and Corporatism in Scandinavia (F. Just). Challenging the Productivist Paradigm: Organic Farming and the Politics of Agricultural Change (T. Clunies-Ross & G. Cox). Technological Change in the Regulation of Agriculture (E. Hawkins). Retailing, the Food System and the Regulatory State (A. Flynn, et al.). Agricultural Deregulation: The Case of New Zealand (P. Cloke & R. Le Heron). From State Control to a Managed or Liberalised Market: Dilemmas in the Reform of the Grain Price System in China (P. Zong). The National Politics of International Trade Reform: The Case of Germany (G. Hendriks). GATT, Global Regulation and the Construction of a New Hegemonic Order (P. McMichael).


The Editors Philip Lowe is Professor of Rural Economy, University of Newcastle upon Tyne Terry Marsden is Reader in the School of Geography and Earth Resources, University of Hull Sarah Whatmore is Reader in the Department of Geography, University of Bristol
EAN: 9780471959328
ISBN: 0471959324
Untertitel: 'Critical Perspectives on Rural'. Revised. Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: August 1995
Seitenanzahl: 198 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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