AN 349 - 6 - 9/21/10 Mid 1950s o Positive rights right to...

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9/21/10 Mid 1950s o Positive rights – right to food, to a job Bad because unemployment rate is increasing despite increased output (15%) Central economy o Problem trying to decide how much and at what price to produce everything Agriculture o How to prevent a new class of landlords after redistribution? o Issues: Not enough money for capital like tractors or machinery How to use labor more effectively? Not enough labor, rice was labor-intensive and seasonal Make more babies Collectivize agriculture o Mutual Aid Teams (share animals) o Get back more output based on input land o Agricultural Producers Cooperative (APC) On the village scale Get paid according to labor (work harder, get more) Erases difference between rich and poor peasants How to measure labor? o 1. Decide worth in meetings o 2. Decide worth on job 1956 – 5 year plan o APC and Mutual Aid Teams won’t modernize agriculture o Hungary and Poland opposition movements
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This note was uploaded on 01/30/2012 for the course ANTHROPOLO AN 349 taught by Professor Weller during the Fall '10 term at BU.

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AN 349 - 6 - 9/21/10 Mid 1950s o Positive rights right to...

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