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Sen, Amartya 1933-

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Works: 901 works in 3,431 publications in 15 languages and 57,111 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  History  Case studies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Honoree, Speaker, Author of introduction, Compiler, Other, Interviewee, Contributor, Creator, Publishing director, Collaborator, Dedicatee, Redactor, Arranger, Performer, Author of afterword, colophon, etc.
Classifications: HD75, 320.011
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Development as freedom by Amartya Sen( Book )
115 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 2,788 libraries worldwide
"General exposition of the economic ideas and analyses of Amartya Sen, winner of the 1998 Nobel Prize in Economic Science. This treatise analyzes the nature of contemporary economic development from the perspective of human freedom". -- Jacket
The idea of justice by Amartya Sen( Book )
67 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,059 libraries worldwide
Presents an analysis of what justice is, the transcendental theory of justice and its drawbacks, and a persuasive argument for a comparative perspective on justice that can guide us in the choice between alternatives
Identity and violence : the illusion of destiny by Amartya Sen( Book )
76 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 12 languages and held by 1,665 libraries worldwide
"Sen argues in this book that conflict and violence are sustained today, no less than in the past, by the illusion of a unique identity. Indeed, the world is increasingly taken to be a federation of religions (or of "cultures" or "civilizations"), ignoring the relevance of other ways in which people see themselves, involving class, gender, profession, language, literature, science, music, morals, or politics. Global attempts to stop such violence are also handicapped by the conceptual disarray generated by the presumption of singular and choiceless identity. When relations among different human beings are identified with a "clash of civilizations," or alternatively, with "amity among civilizations," human beings are miniaturized and deposited into little boxes." "Through his investigation of such diverse subjects as multiculturalism, postcolonialism, fundamentalism, terrorism, and globalization, Sen brings out the need for a clearheaded understanding of human freedom and the effectiveness of constructive public voice in global civil society. The world, Sen shows, can be made to move toward peace as firmly as it has recently spiraled toward violence and war."--Jacket
Inequality reexamined by Amartya Sen( Book )
96 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,659 libraries worldwide
Revisiting the issues tackled in Sen's seminal work 'On Economic Inequality', this book brings together and develops some of the most important theme's of Sen's work. Sen argues that we should be concerned with people's capabilities rather than either their resources or their welfare
On ethics and economics by Amartya Sen( Book )
97 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,545 libraries worldwide
En soutenant, comme Aristote le faisait déjà, que "l'économie se rapporte aux fins humaines", l'auteur restaure la possibilité d'une compréhension des réalités économiques les plus graves de notre époque (famine, inégalités socio-économiques, etc.) en des termes qui sont ceux de nos délibérations morales. [SDM]
On economic inequality by Amartya Sen( Book )
108 editions published between 1972 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 1,350 libraries worldwide
This book, first published in 1973, presents a systematic treatment of the conceptual framework as well as the practical problems of measurement of inequality. Alternative approaches are evaluated in terms of their philosophical assumptions, economic content, and statistical requirements
The argumentative Indian : writings on Indian history, culture, and identity by Amartya Sen( Book )
46 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,122 libraries worldwide
India is a country with many distinct traditions, widely divergent customs, vastly different convictions, and a veritable feast of viewpoints. In The Argumentative Indian, Amartya Sen draws on a lifetime study of his country's history and culture to suggest the ways we must understand India today in the light of its rich, long argumentative tradition. The millenia-old texts and interpretations of Hindu, Buddhist, Jain, Muslim, agnostic, and atheistic Indian thought demonstrate, Sen reminds us, ancient and well-respected rules for conducting debates and disputations, and for appreciating not only the richness of India's diversity but its need for toleration. Though Westerners have often perceived India as a place of endless spirituality and unreasoning mysticism, he underlines its long tradition of skepticism and reasoning, not to mention its secular contributions to mathematics, astronomy, linguistics, medicine, and political economy
The Political economy of hunger by Jean Drèze( Book )
109 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,068 libraries worldwide
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
Poverty and famines : an essay on entitlement and deprivation by Amartya Sen( Book )
80 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and held by 1,060 libraries worldwide
The main focus of this book is on the causation of starvation in general and famines in particular. The traditional analysis of famines concentrates on food supply. This is shown to be defective and Sen develops an alternative method of analysis which concentrates on ownership and exchange
The Quality of life by Martha Craven Nussbaum( Book )
54 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 975 libraries worldwide
"The idea of the quality of life is central to economic and social assessment and also to public policy, social legislation, and community programmes. However, the commonly used indicators of economic success such as per capita income are at best crude measures of the quality of life. There is a strong need for a systematic exploration of the content, reach, and relevance of the concept of the quality of life, and ways of making it concrete and usable. In this collection of essays, some leading economists and philosophers rise to that challenge and provide a wide-ranging investigation." "The essays include examination of recent attempts to replace incomes and utilities by the concept of capability and also exploration of the classic Aristotelian accounts of human flourishing, which provide insights into capability-based assessment of the quality of life. Some underlying methodological problems are also examined, including cultural relativism and utility as a measure of advantage. Possibilities of application are discussed in the context of important practical problems, such as correcting gender-based inequalities, determining medical priorities, and promoting living standards. The overall result is a major contribution to the understanding and use of the idea of the quality of life."--Jacket
Utilitarianism and beyond by Amartya Sen( Book )
50 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 969 libraries worldwide
Utilitarianism considered both as a theory of personal morality and a theory of public choice
Collective choice and social welfare by Amartya Sen( Book )
60 editions published between 1970 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 918 libraries worldwide
This book is concerned with the study of collective preference, in particular with the relationship between the objectives of social action and the preferences and aspirations of society's members
Choice, welfare, and measurement by Amartya Sen( Book )
44 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 906 libraries worldwide
"Choice, Welfare and Measurement contains many of Amartya Sen's most important contributions to economic analysis and methods, including papers on individual and social choice, preference and rationality, and aggregation and economic measurement. A substantial introductory essay interrelates his diverse concerns, and also analyzes discussions generated by the original papers, focusing on the underlying issues."--Jacket
Hunger and public action by Jean Drèze( Book )
42 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 841 libraries worldwide
An analysis of the problem of hunger in the modern world and of the role that public action can play in combating it. It is aimed at economists, social scientists and all those concerned with the management of food and health resources
An uncertain glory : India and its contradictions by Jean Drèze( Book )
33 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 805 libraries worldwide
When India became independent in 1947 after two centuries of colonial rule, it immediately adopted a firmly democratic political system, with multiple parties, freedom of speech, and extensive political rights. The famines of the British era disappeared, and steady economic growth replaced the economic stagnation of the Raj. The growth of the Indian economy quickened further over the last three decades and became the second fastest among large economies. Despite a recent dip, it is still one of the highest in the world. Maintaining rapid as well as environmentally sustainable growth remains an important and achievable goal for India. In An Uncertain Glory, two of India's leading economists argue that the country's main problems lie in the lack of attention paid to the essential needs of the people, especially of the poor, and often of women. There have been major failures both to foster participatory growth and to make good use of the public resources generated by economic growth to enhance people's living conditions. There is also a continued inadequacy of social services such as schooling and medical care as well as of physical services such as safe water, electricity, drainage, transportation, and sanitation. In the long run, even the feasibility of high economic growth is threatened by the underdevelopment of social and physical infrastructure and the neglect of human capabilities, in contrast with the Asian approach of simultaneous pursuit of economic growth and human development, as pioneered by Japan, South Korea, and China. In a democratic system, which India has great reason to value, addressing these failures requires not only significant policy rethinking by the government, but also a clearer public understanding of the abysmal extent of social and economic deprivations in the country
Public health, ethics, and equity by Sudhir Anand( Book )
31 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 428 libraries worldwide
This text on health equity with contributions from philosophers, anthropologists, economists and public-health specialists centres on five themes: what is health equity, health equity and social justice, responsibilities for health, ethical issues in health evaluation, and anthropological perspectives
The Amartya Sen and Jean Drèze omnibus : comprising poverty and famines, hunger and public action, India: economic development and social opportunity by Amartya Sen( Book )
16 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 221 libraries worldwide
This text comprises three works by two well-known economists. The trilogy discusses causes of hunger, the role public action can play in its alleviation and the Indian experience in this context. It provides a comprehensive, theoretical and empirical analysis of relevant developmental issue
The Arrow impossibility theorem by Eric Maskin( Book )
10 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 197 libraries worldwide
Kenneth J. Arrow's pathbreaking "impossibility theorem" was a watershed innovation in the history of welfare economics, voting theory, and collective choice, demonstrating that there is no voting rule that satisfies the four desirable axioms of decisiveness, consensus, nondictatorship, and independence. In this book Eric Maskin and Amartya Sen explore the implications of Arrow's theorem. Sen considers its ongoing utility, exploring the theorem's value and limitations in relation to recent research on social reasoning, and Maskin discusses how to design a voting rule that gets us closer to the ideal -- given the impossibility of achieving the ideal. The volume also contains a contextual introduction by social choice scholar Prasanta K. Pattanaik and commentaries from Joseph E. Stiglitz and Kenneth J. Arrow himself, as well as essays by Maskin, Dasgupta, and Sen outlining the mathematical proof and framework behind their assertions
Peace and democratic society by Amartya Sen( Book )
15 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in English and held by 35 libraries worldwide
Civil Paths to Peace contains the analyses and findings of the Commonwealth Commission on Respect and Understanding, established in response to the 2005 request of Commonwealth Head of Government for the Commonwealth Secretary-General to 'explore initiatives to promote mutual understanding and respect among all faiths and communities in the Commonwealth.' This report focuses particularly on the issues of terrorism, extremism, conflict and violence, which are much in ascendancy and afflict Commonwealth countries as well as the rest of the world. It argues that cultivating respect and understanding is both important in itself and consequential in reducing violence and terrorism. It further argues that cultivated violence is generated through fomenting disrespect and fostering confrontational misunderstandings. The report looks at the mechanisms through which violence is cultivated through advocacy and recruitment, and the pre-existing inequalities, deprivations and humiliations on which those advocacies draw. These diagnoses also clear the way for methods of countering disaffection and violence. In various chapters the different connections are explored and examined to yield general policy recommendations. Accepting diversity, respecting all human beings, and understanding the richness of perspectives that people have are of great relevance for all Commonwealth countries, and for its 1.8 billion people. They are also importance for the rest of the world. The civil paths to peace are presented here for use both inside the Commonwealth and beyond its boundaries. The Commonwealth has survived and flourished, despite the hostilities associated with past colonial history, through the use of a number of far-sighted guiding principles. The Commission argues that those principles have continuing relevance today for the future of the Commonwealth--and also for the world at large
The Tanner lectures on human values by Sterling M McMurrin( Book )
9 editions published in 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 17 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Amadiya Sen 1933-
Amartja Sens
Amartya Kumar Sen
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Amartya Sen economista indiano
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Amartya Sen ekonomista indyjski, noblista
Amartya Sen Indiaas econoom
Amartya Sen Indian economist
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Amartya Sena 1933-
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ʿAmāttaya Sen, 1933-
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Sin, Āmārtiyā 1933-
Αμάρτυα Σεν
Амартия Сен 1933-
Амартя Сен
Амартія Кумар Сен
Амарція Сен
Сен, Амартия
Сен, Амартия 1933-
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אמרטיה סן
أمارتيا سن
أمارتيا صن، 1933-
آمارتیا سن اقتصاددان هندی
امرتیا سین
امرتیہ سین
سن، آمارتيا
سن، آمارتيا، 1933-
صن, أمارتيا
अमर्त्य सेन
अमर्त्यसेनः
অমর্ত্য সেন
অমৰ্ত্য সেন
সেন, অমর্ত্য
ਅਮਰਤਿਆ ਸੇਨ
અમર્ત્ય સેન
ଅମର୍ତ୍ତ୍ୟ ସେନ
அமர்த்தியா சென்
అమర్త్యా సేన్
ಅಮರ್ತ್ಯ ಸೇನ್
അമർത്യ സെൻ
อมรรตยะ เสน
ამარტია სენი
센, 아마르티아 쿠마 1933-
센, 아마티아 1933-
센, 아마티아 쿠마 1933-
아마르티아 센
アマルティア・セン
セン, アマーティア
セン, アマルティア
セン, アマルティア 1933-
阿瑪蒂亚・森 1933-
阿马蒂亚·库马尔·森
森, 阿玛蒂亚
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English (1,011)
Spanish (51)
German (47)
French (47)
Chinese (46)
Italian (13)
Portuguese (8)
Turkish (5)
Japanese (4)
Hindi (3)
Marathi (2)
Urdu (1)
Bengali (1)
Swedish (1)
Korean (1)
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