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The Political economy of hunger

Author: Jean Drèze; Amartya Kumar Sen
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon, 1990.
Series: WIDER studies in development economics
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the first of three volumes on food strategies, analyzing the problem of hunger and deprivation in the modern world and providing a survey of current thinking on hunger. It will benefit  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Case studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Drèze; Amartya Kumar Sen
ISBN: 019828635X 9780198286356
OCLC Number: 264986409
Description: xx, 492 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Jean Dreze and Amartya Sen: Introduction; Amartya Sen: Food, Economics and Entitlements; Ravi Kanbur: Global Food Balances and Individual Hunger: an Entitlements Based Approach; Rehman Sobhan: The Politics of Hunger and Entitlement; Kirit Parikh: Chronic Hunger in the World: Impact of International Policies; N. Ram: An Independent Press and Anti-Hunger Strategies: the Indian Experience; Partha Dasgupta and Debraj Ray: Adapting to Undernourishment: the Biological Evidence and its Implications; S.R. Osmani: Nutrition and the Economics of Food: Implications of Some Recent Controversies; Sudhir Anand and Christopher Harris: Food and Standard of Living: an Analysis Based on Sri Lankan Data; Barbara Harriss: The Intrafamily Distribution of Hunger in South Asia; Ann Whitehead: Rural Women and Food Production in Sub-Saharan Africa
Series Title: WIDER studies in development economics
Responsibility: edited by Jean Drèze and Amartya Sen. Vol. 1, Entitlement and well-being.
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Sen and his associates deserve a lot of credit for bucking the general trend. Times Higher Education Supplement What makes the work of Dreze and Sen so worthy of respect is that it is not reliant on Read more...

 
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