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The political economy of hunger : selected essays

Author: Jean Drèze; Amartya Sen; Athar Hussain
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1995.
Series: Studies in development economics.
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"The Political Economy of Hunger is the classic analysis of an extraordinary paradox: in a world of food surpluses and satiety, hunger kills millions more people each year than wars or political repression. Now this abridged version, edited by Athar Hussain, puts the most influential essays from the three-volume work within the reach of concerned citizens." "Ranging from Africa to South Asia to China, and written by  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Drèze; Amartya Sen; Athar Hussain
ISBN: 0198288832 9780198288831
OCLC Number: 30914839
Description: xiv, 626 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction to The Political Economy of Hunger / Jean Drexe and Amartya Sen --
Food, economics, and entitlemants / Amartya Sen --
Famine Prevention in India / Jean Dreze --
An independent press and anti-hunger strategies: The Indian experience / N. Ram --
The intrafamily distribution of hunger South Asia / Barbara Harriss --
Public policy and basic needs provision: Intervention and achievements in Sri Lanka / Sudhir Anand and S.M. Ravi Kanbur --
The food problems of Bangladesh / S.R. Osmani --
The elimination of endemic poverty in South Asia: Some policy options / Kaushik Basu --
Feeding China: The experience since 1949 / Carl Riskin --
The food crisis in Africa: A comparative structural analysis / Jean-Philippe Platteau --
Famine prevention in Africa: Some experience and lessons.
Series Title: Studies in development economics.
Responsibility: edited by Jean Drèze, Amartya Sen, and Athar Hussain.
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