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Development as freedom

Author: Amartya Sen
Publisher: New York : Knopf, 1999. ©1999
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"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.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Amartya Sen
ISBN: 0375406190 9780375406195 0385720270 9780385720274
OCLC Number: 41404591
Description: xvi, 366 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The perspective of freedom --
The ends and the means of development --
Freedom and the foundations of justice --
Poverty as capability deprivation --
Markets, state and social opportunity --
The importance of democracy --
Famines and other crises --
Women's agency and social change --
Population, food and freedom --
Culture and human rights --
Social choice and individual behavior --
Individual freedom as a social commitment.
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"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.

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