Agrarian Reform In Reverse: The Food Crisis In The Third World, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Agrarian Reform In Reverse

The Food Crisis In The Third World, 1st Edition

Edited by Birol A. Yesilada


340 pages

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Paperback: 9780367163617
pub: 2020-03-30
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Hardback: 9780367013745
pub: 2019-10-02

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This book focuses on the political-economic dimensions of the food crisis, with case studies from the four regions—Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East—of the Third World. It examines various international factors that influence agricultural development in the Third World.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction Part 1: Case Studies of Induced Change in Agriculture Policy 2. Economic Security in the Countryside: The Impact of Agrarian Change and Public Policy in Honduras 3. Brazilian Agriculture and the Debt Crisis 4. Agricultural Policy and Food Security in Peru and Ecuador 5. President Marcos, Multinationals, the World Bank, and the U.S. Government: Domestic and International Political Economy of Philippines' Coconut Industry 6. Problems of Agricultural Development in Turkey 7. The Food Crisis in Kenya Part 2: International Factors and Agriculture in the Third World 8. The Impact of Dependency on Agriculture and Food Crises in the Third World 9. Political Implications of International Monetary Fund Conditionality for Latin America 10. Innovation in the IMF: The Cereal Imports Facility 11. Who Governs the Rome Food Agencies? 12. U.S. Foreign Agricultural Policy and the Less Developed Countries

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General