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From Marx and Mao to the market [electronic resource] : the economics and politics of agricultural transition / Johan F. M. Swinnen, Scott Rozelle.

Author/Creator:
Swinnen, Johan F. M., 1962-
Publication:
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (233 p.)
Subjects:
Agriculture -- Economic aspects.
Agricultural productivity.
Produce trade -- Government policy.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
The emergence of China as a global economic powerhouse, the uncertain path of Russia towards a market economy, and the integration of ten Central and Eastern European countries into the European Union (EU) have occupied the minds and agendas of many policy-makers, business leaders and scholars from around the world at the end of the twentieth and the beginning of the twenty-first century. Twenty years ago these developments were unimaginable. The impact of these changes is so vastthat the importance of understanding the forces that unleashed this process, how these changes became possible, and
Contents:
Contents; List of Tables; List of Figures; Abbreviations; 1. Introduction; Part I: The Economics of Agricultural Transition; 2. Patterns of transition; 3. A model of agricultural transition; 4. Policy reforms; 5. The effects of the reforms; Part II: The Political Economy of Agricultural Transition; 6. Basic determinants of reform strategies; 7. Why did the Communist Party reform in China, but not in the Soviet Union?; 8. Determining the pace of market liberalization; 9. The political economy of property rights reform and farm restructuring; Part III: Conclusions, Lessons, and New Developments
10. Conclusions11. Lessons of agricultural transition; 12. The second decade of transition; References; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Y; Z
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 187-201) and index.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
Rozelle, Scott.
ISBN:
9786610903450
0-19-153722-5
1-280-90345-7
1-4356-2420-3
OCLC:
427507920
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