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Poverty and famines : an essay on entitlement and deprivation

Author: Amartya Kumar Sen
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1992, ©1981.
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This book focuses on the causes of starvation in general and famines in particular. The traditional analysis of famines is shown to be fundamentally defective, and the author develops an alternative  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amartya Kumar Sen
ISBN: 0198284632 9780198284635 0198284268 9780198284260
OCLC Number: 31051320
Description: ix, 257 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Amartya Sen.

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The best book on famine available-important theoretical perspective, good case-study material. * Barbara D. Miller, Cornell University *

 
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