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Author Ingersent, K. A.

Title Agricultural policy in Western Europe and the United States / Ken A. Ingersent, A. J. Rayner
Published Cheltenham : E. Elgar, [1999]
©1999

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Description xii,450 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents 1. Background to agricultural policy -- 2. History to 1930: development policy and trade intervention -- 3. The 1930s: economic crisis and agricultural support policies -- 4. 1940-1973: agricultural adjustment and trade interaction -- 5. 1973-1980s: agricultural expansion and the rise of trade policy issues -- 6. International policy adjustment -- 7. Policy reforms in the 1990s and the prospects for further adjustments
Summary This comprehensive volume provides an indispensable analysis of the development of agricultural policy in Western Europe and the United States. After providing a background to agricultural policy in the two regions, the authors focus on specific issues including development policy and trade intervention up to 1930; a review of the major adjustments to agricultural policy in the world depression of the l930s; agricultural adjustment and trade interaction between 1940 and 1973, including the enlargement of the EC, the formation of CAP and the foundation of GATT; an examination of the growth in agricultural protection in the 1980s and the effects of the Uruguay Round of GATT negotiations on trade conflicts; the EU's 1992 reform of CAP; and policy reforms in the 1990s in the US and Western Europe and the prospects for the future
Notes Includes indexes
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Agriculture and state -- Europe, Western.
Agriculture and state -- United States.
Author Rayner, A. J.
LC no. 98056514
ISBN 1840644648 (paperback)
1852780207