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German Agriculture in Transition?: Society, Policies and Environment in a Changing Europe

By: Geoff A Wilson and Olivia J Wilson

344 pages, Figs, tabs, maps


Hardback | May 2001 | #117391 | ISBN: 0333717953
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This work is an analysis of the Common Agricultural Policy and Germany's role within it. The authors investigate the effect of reunification on German policy in 2000 and ask whether she has acted as leader, partner or obstructor in the formation of policy. Their analysis includes social and environmental aspects, as well as the economic and political, with a special focus on the "green agenda" in European agriculture.


List of Tables - List of Figures - List of Abbreviations - Acknowledgements - Introduction - FRG Agricultural Structures and Policies 1945-90 - The FRG and the CAP 1957-90: Leader, Partner or Obstructor? - The Challenge of German Reunification - Germany, the CAP, the GATT and Agricultural Trade - German Agriculture and the Environment - Rural Planning, Policy and Development in Germany - Conclusions: German Agriculture in Transition? - Index

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GEOFF WILSON is Lecturer in Geography at Kings' College London. He has published widely on agri-environmental policy in Europe. - OLIVIA WILSON is Lecturer in Geography at De Montfort University, Bedford and at the University of Otago, New Zealand. She has published articles on rural development in Britain, agricultural policy in New Zealand and rural restructuring in the ex-German Democratic Republic.

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