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Author Halcrow, Harold G.

Title Food and agricultural policy : economics and politics / Harold G. Halcrow, Robert G.F. Spitze, Joyce E. Allen-Smith.

Published New York : McGraw-Hill, [1994]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bund  338.1873 HALC {Bund81 20190820}    AVAILABLE
Edition 2nd ed.
Physical description x, 349 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Series McGraw-Hill series in agricultural economics.
McGraw-Hill series in agricultural economics.
Notes Rev. ed. of: Agricultural policy analysis / Harold G. Halcrow. 1984.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 333-339) and indexes.
Summary Weaving economics, political science, and agriculture together, Food and Agricultural Policy: Economics and Politics, Second Edition, focuses on the Public Policies and alternatives of the twentieth century and introduces the emerging issues of the twenty-first. It concerns itself with the actions that individuals take through their government to develop the food and agricultural sector. Encompassing the producer and consumer, this book recognizes that the foundations of public policy rest on theory, practice, and science. Offering essential coverage of world agricultural issues and policies, as well as environmental concerns, Food and Agricultural Policy: Economics and Politics, Second Edition, also now Features sections on the evolution of policy dealing with food quality and safety and welfare concepts applied to agricultural price and income policy. In addition, there are new chapters on "Monetary Policy, Agricultural Credit, and Fiscal Policy", "Human Capital and Rural Development Policy", and "Looking Forward to the Twenty-First Century".
Other author Spitze, R. G. F.
Allen-Smith, Joyce E.
Halcrow, Harold G. Agricultural policy analysis.
Subject Agriculture and state -- United States.
Agriculture and state.
Food industry and trade -- Government policy -- United States.
ISBN 0070258007 (alk. paper)