The Political Economy of Hunger: Volume 3: Endemic Hunger

The Political Economy of Hunger: Volume 3: Endemic Hunger

by Jean Dreze, Amartya Sen
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198286376

ISBN-13: 9780198286370

Pub. Date: 11/28/1991

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This last of three volumes addressing a wide range of issues relating to the role of public action in combating hunger and deprivation in the modern world, deals with strategic options for the elimination of endemic hunger. The topics covered include: the comparative extent of hunger and deprivation in different parts of the world; the influence of food

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This last of three volumes addressing a wide range of issues relating to the role of public action in combating hunger and deprivation in the modern world, deals with strategic options for the elimination of endemic hunger. The topics covered include: the comparative extent of hunger and deprivation in different parts of the world; the influence of food production; the interconnections between economic growth and public support; the role of economic diversification in reducing vulnerability; the potential impact of direct public provisioning on living standards; and the politics of public action. In addition to general analyses, the book examines the international relevance of a number of specific country experiences in Asia, Africa, and Latin America.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198286370
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
11/28/1991
Series:
WIDER Studies in Development Economics Series
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
9.50(w) x 6.38(h) x 1.13(d)

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