This book explores the politics of Korean developmental state and commitment of state agents to rapid industrialization within world political economy, focusing the Korean green revolution. It assesses how differences in state/society relationships affect agricultural research system priorities.
Table of Contents
Introduction -- The State, Latecomer Industrialization, and Agricultural Research -- State and Society in Korea: Sociopolitical Context of Public Sector Investment in Agricultural Research -- Korea's Green Revolution: Rice Research as State Development Policy -- Research Priorities: State Power or Market Power? -- Scientist Decision Making Within the Office of Rural Development: Authority and Influence Patterns -- Agricultural Research Policy in the NICs: Korea in Comparative Perspective
Larry L. Burmeister