Journals Higher Education



Published: 20 January 1983

270 Pages | figures, tables

ISBN: 9780198284635

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Poverty and Famines

An Essay on Entitlement and Deprivation

Amartya Sen

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 analysis.

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