Capitalism, Socialism and Technology
A Comparative Study of Cuba and Jamaica

Edquist, Charles
Publisher:  Zed
Pages:  208pp   ISBN:  0-86232-394-0
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX19132

Does a socialist Third World country tackle technological development and mechanization in different ways from a capitalist country? In this meticulous field study of sugar cane harvesting in two leading producer countries - Cuba and Jamaica - Dr. Edquist finds that the causes and consequences of technical change differ significantly. He advances original ideas as to the relationship between technology and socio-economic conditions.

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