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Hunger and public action

Author: Jean Drèze; Amartya Sen
Publisher: Oxford [England] : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1989.
Series: Studies in development economics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
An analysis of the problem of hunger in the modern world and of the role that public action can play in combating it. It is aimed at economists, social scientists and all those concerned with the management of food and health resources.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Drèze; Amartya Sen
ISBN: 0198286341 9780198286349 0198283652 9780198283652
OCLC Number: 20562159
Description: xviii, 373 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Studies in development economics.
Responsibility: Jean Drèze and Amartya Sen.


This book advocates a new approach to the relief of famine and hardship in developing countries by addressing the political issues that prevent fair distribution of resources, rather than by simply  Read more...
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A must for the study of poverty and famine. * Arabsheibani, London School of Economics * `a thoroughly researched, comprehensive survey of the problem of world hunger ... There is, clearly, a place Read more...

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