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From Marx and Mao to the Market: The Economics and Politics of Agricultural Transition
     

From Marx and Mao to the Market: The Economics and Politics of Agricultural Transition

by Johan F. M. Swinnen, Scott Rozelle
 

ISBN-10: 0199288917

ISBN-13: 9780199288915

Pub. Date: 03/30/2006

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Studying agrarian transition in more than 25 countries from Central and Eastern Europe, the former Soviet Union, and East Asia, this book is the first effort to analyze the economics and politics of the reforms in agriculture by comparing the reform processes, their causes and their effects across this vast region.

Overview

Studying agrarian transition in more than 25 countries from Central and Eastern Europe, the former Soviet Union, and East Asia, this book is the first effort to analyze the economics and politics of the reforms in agriculture by comparing the reform processes, their causes and their effects across this vast region.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199288915
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
03/30/2006
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
9.30(w) x 6.20(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1. Introduction
The economics of agricultural transition
2. Patterns of transition
3. A model of agricultural transition
4. Policy reforms
5. The effects of the reforms
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
Conclusions, lessons and new developments
10. Conclusions
11. Lessons of agricultural transition
12. The second decade of transition

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