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The political economy of hunger/ 2, Famine prevention.

Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : ReprView all editions and formats

Focusing particular attention on sub-Saharan Africa, this volume deals with the control and prevention of famine. Topics covered include the problems of early warning and early action, the politics  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
ISBN: 0198286368 9780198286363
OCLC Number: 313439457
Description: XX, 400 S. : graph. Darst., Kt.
Contents: Jean Dreze: Famine prevention in India; Jeane Dreze : Famine prevention in Africa; B.G. Kumar: Ethiopian famines 1973-1985: a case study; Meghnad Desai: Modelling an early warning system for famines; Martin Ravallion: Market responses to anti-hunger policies: effects on wages, prices and employment; Jean-Philippe Platteau: The food crisis in Africa: a comparative structural analysis
Responsibility: ed. by Jean Drèze ....
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