The Politics of agrarian change in Asia and Latin America

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  • Latin America


  • Land reform -- Asia -- Case studies.,
  • Land reform -- Latin America -- Case studies.,
  • Agricultural price supports -- Asia -- Case studies.,
  • Agricultural price supports -- Latin America -- Case studies.

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Statementedited by Howard Handelman.
ContributionsHandelman, Howard, 1943-, American Universities Field Staff.
LC ClassificationsHD1333.A78 P64
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 136 p. :
Number of Pages136
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Open LibraryOL3785299M
ISBN 100253345480
LC Control Number81047565

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Politics of agrarian change in Asia and Latin America. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Howard Handelman; American Universities Field Staff. This book makes an original contribution to the discussion about agro-food exporting countries’ governmental policy.

It presents a historicized and internationally contextualized exploration of the political economy of agrarian change in three Latin American countries: Argentina, Praguay, and Uruguay.

The Political Economy of Agrarian Change An Essay on the Green Revolution. Authors (view affiliations) Search within book. Front Matter. Pages i-xxiii. PDF. Introduction. Introduction. Keith Griffin. Pages Economic Aspects of Technical Change in the Rural Areas of Asia and Latin America.

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of the introduction of new varieties of rice and wheat in Asia and Latin America. It is in three parts: the first deals with economic. In a comparable development in Chile, before the military coup ofmiddle-class intellectuals saw the AGRARIAN UNREST IN ASIA AND LATIN AMERICA 57 organization of the peasantry as `one of the essential means to achieve the structural change pursued by the Government (under President Eduardo Frei) and the Christian Democratic party.

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Just a decade ago, "agrarian reform" was anathema throughout most of the Western hemisphere. Only visionaries, revolutionaries and a few staff members of international agencies paid it any heed.

Latin American governments spurned it, and the U.S. Government ignored or disapproved of it. In the two countries where it had taken place, Mexico and Bolivia, it was the product of violent revolution.

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