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Published by University of Toronto Press in Toronto, Buffalo .
Written in English



  • Canada.


  • Agriculture and state -- Canada.,
  • Federal government -- Canada.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [187]-222) and index.

StatementGrace Skogstad.
LC ClassificationsHD1787 .S56 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 229 p. :
Number of Pages229
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2476676M
ISBN 100802057284
LC Control Number87208929

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Agriculture has historically been a critical and sensitive area in the Canadian economy. Grace Skogstad presents a detailed study of how agricultural policy has been made in recent years at the federal provincial levels. Three initiatives serve as the focus: income stabilization &#x; a sphere in which the two levels share jurisdiction and responsibility; marketing of commodities &#x Get this from a library! The politics of agricultural policy-making in Canada. [Grace Skogstad] -- From her three case studies emerges a well-defined analysis of the processes of policy-making and roles of the various participants. Skogstad illustrates the origins of federal-provincial as well as. Traditionally, the federal government has dominated agricultural policy-making. This has been the result of two factors: the federal government’s strong jurisdictional base and its assumption, with the provincial governments’ concurrence, of the greater responsibility in the area. Frontmatter was published in The Politics of Agricultural Policy-making in Canada on page i.

The Politics of Agricultural Policy-Making in CanadaGrace Skogstad Toronto: University of Toronto Press, , pp. ix, David E. Smith(a1) (a1). The functional analysis put forward in Chapter I makes possible an interpretation of the agricultural policy of government throughout the various periods of Canadian history. This interpretation must be elaborated in relation to the circumstances of time and place. Increasing pressure is being exerted on Canadian agricultural policy to change. Pressures have come from both the domestic and international arena. While change seems inevitable, its direction and magnitude will be circumscribed by the political process within which agricultural policy in Canada is made and implemented. The process is one that makes some agricultural programmes more .   The CAP has traditionally been at the core of the European Communities and even now consumes half of the European Union's budget. This book emphasizes the long-term link between the CAP and the budget. It examines the aims of the Common Agricultural Policy as set out in the Treaty of Rome and discusses to what extent they have been achieved and whether they are relevant to the .

  A thorough political analysis and history of late twentieth- and early twenty-first-century Canadian agricultural policy and policy-making, Internationalization of Canadian Agriculture is an important contribution to political economy and public policy. Read more Read less Author: Grace Skogstad.   An example of the breadth and types of agriculture policy concerns can be found in the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics article Agricultural . Prepared under the aegis of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), this text presents a fresh and comprehensive look at agricultural development policy. It provides a clear, systematic review of important classes of policy issues in developing countries and discusses the emerging international consensus on viable approaches to the issues. The text is unique in its. G. Rausser, D. Zilberman, in Encyclopedia of Agriculture and Food Systems, Introduction. Agricultural policy in the United States is a complex and evolving web of governmental interventions in output markets, input markets, trade, public-good investments, renewable and exhaustible natural resources, regulation of externalities, education, and the marketing and distribution of food products.