Title Comparative Economic Development
Book Condition New
Edition First Edition
Publisher New Delhi, India Pragati Publications 1996
8173070431 / 9788173070433
Seller ID 101219
This books deals with the impact of industrial revolution on various aspects of the economy and its external relations. In this venture it has made a comparative study of a number of the present-day industrialized countries. It has look into the impact of industrial revolution on population, national product, sectoral composition of the economy, distribution of national income among various factors of production and the sections of working population, changes in the pattern of consumption, savings and capital formation and foreign trade and international flows of capital. The second part of the Book has closely looked at the experiences of three countries of the world, namely, Britain where the first industrial revolution began in the second half of the eighteenth century, Japan which was the first non-European and first Asian country to have industrial revolution, and the former Soviet Union which industrialized itself as a result of conscious decision and efforts under the aegis of the state within a very short span of time. The book has brought out the similarities and contrasts by looking at the role of agriculture, foreign trade and state in these three countries in their industrialization. It has examined the great controversy in the Soviet Union during the 1920s, which goes by the name of industrialization debate by incorporating new materials, and has looked at the process of collectivization in the light of materials which have become available since the Gorbachev days.Printed Pages: 248.
Comparative Economic Development Girish Mishra