The Political Economy of Hunger: Selected Essays

Author:   Jean Dreze ,  Amartya K. Sen ,  Athar Hussain
Publisher:   Oxford University Press
Edition:   Abridged edition
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9780198288831


Pages:   642
Publication Date:   15 June 1995
Format:   Paperback
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Author:   Jean Dreze ,  Amartya K. Sen ,  Athar Hussain
Publisher:   Oxford University Press
Imprint:   Clarendon Press
Edition:   Abridged edition
Dimensions:   Width: 15.40cm , Height: 3.60cm , Length: 23.20cm
Weight:   0.980kg
ISBN:  

9780198288831


ISBN 10:   0198288832
Pages:   642
Publication Date:   15 June 1995
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Professional & Vocational
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
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Table of Contents

Introduction ; 1. Food Economics and Entitlements ; 2. An Independent Press and Anti-Hunger Strategies ; 3. The Intrafamily Distribution of Hunger in South Asia ; 4. Famine Prevention in India ; 5. Public Policy and Basic Needs Provision, Intervention and Achievements in Sri Lanka ; 6. The Food Problem of Bangladesh ; 7. The Food Crisis in Africa: A Comparative Analysis ; 8. Famine Prevention in Africa: Some Experiences and Lessons ; 9. The Elimination of Endemic Poverty in South Asia: Some Policy Options

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From reviews of the hardback: a considerable, and highly stimulating contribution Journal of Development Studies an important book with immediate implications for countless lives Journal of Economic Literature The most definitive recent analysis of the problems of hunger and deprivation in the three continents of Asia, Africa, and Latin America ... The range of issues and countries covered is nothing short of extraordinary. Dissent


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Jean Dreze was formerly Lecturer in Development Economics at the London School of Economics. Amartya Sen is Lamont University Professor of Economics and Philosophy at Harvard University.

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