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