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Hunger and Public Action

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Examining the problem of hunger in the modern world and the role public opinion might play in combating it, Dreze and Sen here provide a coherent perspective on the complex nutritional, economic, social, and political issues involved in the analysis of hunger. They explore famine prevention through a series of case studies in Africa and elsewhere, and discuss the problem o ...more
Paperback, 398 pages
Published March 14th 1991 by Clarendon Press (first published 1990)
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contains the famous argument comparing post-revolutionary china with post-independence india regarding excess mortality.
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Dreze, Jean "Patterns of Literacy and their Social Context", (originally written 199?), in Veena Das (ed.), 2004, Oxford Handbook of Indian Sociology, New Delhi: Oxford University Press.
Dreze, Jean, 2002, "On Research and Action", Economic and Political Weekly, March 2, 37 (9). New Delhi.
Dreze, Jean and Haris Gazdar, 1997. "Uttar Pradesh: the Burden of Inertia", in Jean Dreze and Amart
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