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The Political Economy of Hunger. Volume II: Famine Prevention

Edited By: Jean Dreze and Sen Amartya

Oxford University Press

Hardback | Feb 1991 | #12354 | ISBN: 0198286368
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Deals with famine prevention, with particular attention to sub-Saharan Africa. The topics covered include: the problems of early warning and early action; the politics of famine prevention; the influence of market responses; the role of cash support and employment provision in protecting threatened food entitlements; and long-term issues of reduction of famine vulnerability.


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