This edition has been updated to include coverage of several major developments, such as general CAP reform, the General Agreement on Tarrifs and Trade (GATT), expansion of the European Union, and relationships with Eastern Europe. It puts a greater emphasis on the needs of students, lecturers, research workers and practitioners in agricultural and food economics, policy and marketing.
Part 1 Understanding the CAP: introduction to the CAP; the history and development of the CAP, 1945-1990; the CAP decision making process; reform of the CAP; the new CAP. Part 2 Mechanisms and analysis of the CAP: monetary aspects of the CAP; comparative static analysis of the CAP; extensions and political analysis of the CAP; the CAP and technological change. Part 3 The CAP and the European Union: the CAP and the farmer; the CAP and the consumer; the CAP and the food industry; the CAP and the environment. Part 4 The CAP and the world: the CAP, Eastern Europe and the FSU; the CAP and the developing world; the CAP and North America; the CAP, the GATT and the World Trade Organization. Part 5 The CAP and the future: the CAP in the 21st century.