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Agricultural policy in an affluent society.

Vernon W. Ruttan

Agricultural policy in an affluent society.

by Vernon W. Ruttan

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Published by Norton in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Agriculture and state -- United States -- Addresses, essays, lectures.,
    • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- United States -- Addresses, essays, lectures.,
    • United States -- Rural conditions -- Addresses, essays, lectures.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementEdited with an introd. by Vernon W. Ruttan, Arley D. Waldo [and] James P. Houck.
      SeriesProblems of the modern economy
      ContributionsWaldo, Arley D., joint comp., Houck, James P., joint comp.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD1761 .R8
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 321 p.
      Number of Pages321
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5681278M
      LC Control Number69012587

      India An affluent society in one generation New Delhi: input to the country's deliberations of preparing its long term development strategy and a framework for supportive policy and institutional reforms. The book paints a bold and inspiring scenario of India becoming an affluent society by , that is, within a generation from now. His most famous book, “The Affluent Society”, quickly sold over a million copies when it was published in and has never been out of print since. agricultural policy. There was.

      The Original Affluent Society Marshall Sahlins Hunter-gatherers consume less energy per capita per year than any other group of human beings. Yet when you come to examine it the original affluent society was none other than the hunter's - in which all the people's material wants were easily satisfied. To accept that hunters. Galbraith made his biggest splash with his book, The Affluent Society, in which he contrasted the affluence of the private sector with the squalor of the public sector. Many people liked that book because of their view that Galbraith, like Thorstein Veblen before him, attacked production that was geared to “conspicuous consumption.” But that is not what Galbraith did.

      Even more importantly, the book very appropriately and frankly assess the many hurdles – political, social, policy and institutional – that the country must overcome to realize this vision and lift millions of Indians from relative poverty today to enjoy the fruits of a modern and inclusive affluent society . Books. Agricultural Policy in an Affluent Society (with Arley Waldo and James Houck). Norton Press, Agricultural Development: An International Perspective (with Yujiro Hayami). Baltimore, The Johns Hopkins Press, (1st ed.) and (2nd ed.).


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