This book presents a descriptive analysis of the political economy of the European Community, the U.S. and Canada. It describes the structural changes and the crises in agriculture and focuses on impact of GATT on agricultural policy and trade in the post-Second World War era.
Table of Contents
Preface -- Introduction -- The Political Economy of Agriculture -- The Political Economy of Agriculture in the European Community -- The Political Economy of Agriculture in Canada -- The Political Economy of Agriculture in the United States -- The International Agricultural and Trading Environment -- Structural Change in Canadian, United States, and European Agriculture -- The Crisis in European and North American Agriculture -- The GATT: Its Historical Role and Importance to Agricultural Policy and Trade -- Prospects for a New World Agricultural Order -- Prospects for the Uruguay Round in Agriculture -- A New World Agricultural Order? -- Conclusion -- Concluding Remarks
"Hans J. Michelmann received his Ph.D. from Indiana University. He is Professor of Political Studies at the University of Saskatchewan, Director General of the Canadian Council for European Affairs, and Editor of the Journal of European Integration. He specializes in European and comparative politics, including the politics of the European Community, Canadian politics and European, especially German, politics.
Jack C. Stabler obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Utah. He is currently Professor and Head of the Department of Agricultural Economics at the University of Saskatchewan. His specialization is in regional and rural development. Recent publications focus on benefit-cost methodology, as used to evaluate water resource development projects, and on the role of service industries in the development of regional and rural economies.
Gary G. Storey received his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin. He is currently Professor of Agricultural Economics at the University of