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Poverty and Famines: An Essay on Entitlement and Deprivation

By: Amartya Sen

257 pages, b/w illustrations, tables

Oxford University Press

Paperback | Dec 1981 | #9605 | ISBN: 0194424243
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Hardback | Jan 1983 | #9602 | ISBN: 0198284632
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A seminal work by the famous economist, focusing 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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