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Development as freedom

Author: Amartya Sen
Publisher: New York : Anchor Books, 2000. ©1999
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView 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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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Internet resources
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Sen, Amartya, 1933-
Development as freedom.
New York : Knopf, 1999
(DLC) 99031061
(OCoLC)41404591
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Amartya Sen
ISBN: 9780307874290 030787429X
OCLC Number: 773361899
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 366 pages) : illustrations
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.
Responsibility: Amartya Sen.

Abstract:

"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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