Politics of Food Supply U. S. Agricultural Policy in the World Economy

ISBN-10: 0300181868

ISBN-13: 9780300181869

Edition: 2012

Authors: Bill Winders, James C. Scott

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List price: $26.00
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 3/2/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 302
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.924
Language: English

Bill Winders is associate professor of sociology, the School of History, Technology, and Society, Georgia Institute of Technology. He lives in Atlanta.

James C. Scott is the Sterling Professor of Political Science, professor of anthropology, and codirector of the Agrarian Studies Program at Yale University. His books include "Seeing Like a State: How Certain Schemes to Improve the Human Condition Have Failed"; "Domination and the Arts of Resistance: Hidden Transcripts"; and most recently, "The Art of Not Being Governed: An Anarchist History of Upland Southeast Asia". He is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a mediocre part-time farmer and beekeeper.

Preface to the Paperback Edition
List of Abbreviations
Introduction: Agriculture between State and Market
Creating State Intervention
The Early Battles Lost: Reaching for Regulation, 1920-1932
Winning Supply Management: A New Deal for Agriculture, 1933-1945
The Politics of Retrenchment
Shifting Agricultural Coalitions: Sliding Back toward the Free Market, 1945-1975
The Decline of the South: Changing Power within U.S. Agriculture, 1945-1975
Agriculture and the Changing World Economy: The U.S. Food Regime, 1945-1990
The 1996 FAIR Act: Changing U.S. Agricultural Policy
Epilogue: After FAIR: A New Departure?
Appendix: Notes on Methods and Data
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