Neoliberal Agricultural Policies and Farmers’ Political Power in Japan

@article{Miyake2016NeoliberalAP,
  title={Neoliberal Agricultural Policies and Farmers’ Political Power in Japan},
  author={Y. Miyake},
  journal={Yearbook of the Association of Pacific Coast Geographers},
  year={2016},
  volume={78},
  pages={216 - 239}
}
  • Y. Miyake
  • Published 2016
  • Economics
  • Yearbook of the Association of Pacific Coast Geographers
  • Neoliberal agriculture policies in Japan, as elsewhere, reduce state intervention and expose agricultural producers to market and profit principles. The Uruguay Round of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade negotiations opened up the rice market. As a result, Japan’s neoconservative leaders favored the enlargement, diversification, intensification, and corporatization of the farms receiving government subsidies. In a radical move in 2006, the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) and its… CONTINUE READING

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