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A comparative learn which describes and analyses the contribution of agriculture to the economies of East Asia. previously, little cognizance has been paid to the rural quarter which really underpins business and advertisement improvement. lately, this area has turn into the focal point of more and more sour financial disputes, particularly over security and using import price lists.
A comparative framework is used, making use of case reviews from Japan, Taiwan and South Korea to spotlight either the typical features of agriculture's position in East Asian improvement, and contours specific to the political economic system of agriculture in each one kingdom.

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Yet accumulating research on the nature of their industrialisation is increasingly demonstrating the distinctive character of both the strategy that achieved this and the forms of industrial organisation that have resulted. The questions to which this distinctiveness gives rise as regards agriculture’s part in the industrialisation process form the subject of this book. The first set of questions relates to agriculture’s contribution to the spectacularly rapid growth of industry in pre- and post-war Japan and in Taiwan and Korea in the 1960s and 1970s.

These features appear to be related to the particular characteristics of the East Asian natural, social, economic and political environment—to rice cultivation and the demands it makes on social and economic organisation, to the relation between state and citizen in East Asian political culture, and to the development strategies adopted—and it is on these that subsequent chapters will concentrate in the effort to analyse agriculture’s role in the East Asian development model at the micro level.

Penelope Francks is Senior Lecturer in Japanese Studies at the University of Leeds. Johanna Boestel and Choo Hyop Kim are completing PhDs on aspects of Taiwanese and Korean economic development at the School of Oriental and African Studies and the University of Sheffield, respectively. Europe and the Asia Pacific Edited by Hanns Maull, Gerald Segal and Jusuf Wanandi The East Asian Welfare Model Welfare orientalism and the state Edited by Roger Goodman, Gordon White and Huck-ju Kwon Education and Training for Development in Asia The political economy of skill formation in East Asian newly industrialised economies Edited by David Ashton, Francis Green, Donna James and Johnny Sung Agriculture and Economic Development in East Asia From growth to protectionism in Japan, Korea and Taiwan Penelope Francks with Johanna Boestel and Choo Hyop Kim First published 1999 by Routledge 11 New Fetter Lane, London EC4P 4EE Simultaneously published in the USA and Canada by Routledge 29 West 35th Street, New York, NY 10001 Routledge is an imprint of the Taylor & Francis Group This edition published in the Taylor & Francis e-Library, 2002.

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