Farm Wars by R. WolfeFarm Wars by R. Wolfe

Farm Wars

byR. Wolfe

Hardcover | November 10, 1997

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The Farm War of the early 1980s was rooted in the political economy of agriculture, but it was a crisis for the international trading system. The war was evident in disruptions on the farm and in world markets, in conflicts among major governments, and in disagreements in international organizations. Wolfe shows how and why battles over agricultural protectionism were largely resolved through the Uruguay Round of GATT negotiations, demonstrating that the global economy is not self-regulating: it needs institutions if it is to be stable.
ROBERT WOLFE
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Title:Farm WarsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:235 pages, 21.6 × 14 × 0.25 inPublished:November 10, 1997Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0333665996

ISBN - 13:9780333665992

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Table of Contents

List of Figures - List of Charts - List of Illustrations - Acknowledgements - Glossary - Chronology - Introduction - The GATT is Not a Free Trade Agreement: the Trade Regime and the Double Movement - The Double Movement on the Farm: Structural Change and the International Organization of Agriculture - Governing a Global Trading System: the Uruguay Round as a Single Undertaking - Opening up the Green Box: Agriculture in the Final Act of the Uruguay Round - The Message in the Green Box - Appendix: Text of The Agreement on Agriculture - Notes - Bibliography - Index