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The Political economy of hunger

Author: Jean Drèze; Amartya Sen; World Institute for Development Economics Research.
Publisher: Oxford [England] : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1990-1991.
Series: Studies in development economics.
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Part of a major report on world hunger instigated by the World Institute for Development Economics Research, this volume deals with possible solutions to the problem of regular outbreaks of famine in various parts of the world.
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Cas, Études de
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Drèze; Amartya Sen; World Institute for Development Economics Research.
ISBN: 019828635X 9780198286356 0198286368 9780198286363 0198286376 9780198286370
OCLC Number: 21901414
Notes: Rev. papers originally presented at a WIDER conference held in Helsinki in July 1986.
Description: 3 volumes : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: v. 1. Entitlement and well-being --
v. 2. Famine prevention --
v. 3. Endemic hunger.
Series Title: Studies in development economics.
Responsibility: edited by Jean Drèze and Amartya Sen.
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