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Description - The Political Economy of Hunger: Selected Essays by Jean Dreze

An abridged selection of papers from the hardback Hailed in its initial publication as a work with urgent implications for countless lives, Dreze and Sen's The Political Economy of Hunger is the classic analysis of an extraordinary paradox: in a world of food surpluses and satiety, hunger kills millions more people each year than wars or political repression. Now this abridged version, edited by Athar Hussain, puts the most influential essays from the three-volume work within the reach of concerned citizens who want to understand the real causes of hunger and deprivation, and the remedies that are feasible and effective. Ranging from Africa to South Asia to China and written by an international array of authorities, the essays included in this abridgement give the best available analysis of the causes of worldwide hunger and deprivation, and the best hope for effective aid policies in the future.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780198288831
ISBN-10: 0198288832
Format: Paperback
(232mm x 154mm x 36mm)
Pages: 642
Imprint: Clarendon Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 15-Jun-1995
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Jean Dreze

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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