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Administering Agricultur/h

1st Edition

By Richard Gable

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428 pages

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Description

This comparative empirical analysis of public efforts to improve rice production in Indonesia, the Republic of Korea, the Philippines, and Thailand explores theoretical questions in the field of comparative and development administration and provides detailed information on four major programs designed to alleviate the chronic problems of food prod

Table of Contents

Foreword -- Preface -- Rice Production and the Role of Administration -- Achieving Agricultural Development -- Rice Production in Comparative Perspective -- Rice Production Program Personnel -- Rice Production Program Personnel -- The Administrative Setting -- Administrative Cultures in the Rice Production Programs -- Evaluating the Rice Production Programs -- The Context and Complexity of Development Programs -- Appendixes -- Research Procedures -- Statistical Comparison of Indonesia, Korea, the Philippines, and Thailand -- Rice Production Statistics

About the Author

"Richard W. Gable received his Ph.D. in political science from the University of Chicago. He has taught at Ohio State University, Stanford University, the University of Southern California, and the U.S. Civil Service Commission Federal Executive Institute, and has published widely in the fields of political science, public administration, and development. Professor Gable has served as professor and advisor in Iran and Pakistan and has been a Senior Fellow at the East-West Center in Honolulu. He was co-coordinator of the Administration of Rice Production Project. J. Fred Springer is currently lecturer in public administration at California State University, Sacramento. He received his doctorate in political science from the University of California, Davis. Dr. Springer served as research associate and methodologist on the Administration of Rice Production Project. He has published in the fields of political science and comparative administration. "

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL054000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / World / Asian
SOC053000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies