Poverty and Famines: An Essay on Entitlement and Deprivation

Front Cover
OUP Oxford, 1981 - Business & Economics - 257 pages
0 Reviews
Poverty and entitlements -- Concepts of poverty -- Poverty : identification and aggregation -- Starvation and famines -- The entitlement approach -- The Great Bengal Famine -- The Ethiopian famines -- Drought and famine in the Sahel -- Famine in Bangladesh -- Entitlements and deprivation -- Appendices.
 

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

1 Poverty and Entitlements
1
2 Concepts of Poverty
9
Identification and Aggregation
24
4 Starvation and Famines
39
5 The Entitlement Approach
45
6 The Great Bengal Famine
52
7 The Ethiopian Famines
86
8 Drought and Famine in the Sahel
113
9 Famine in Bangladesh
131
10 Entitlements and Deprivation
154
Appendices
167
Bibliography
217
Indexes
250
Copyright

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (1981)

Amartya Sen is at Harvard University.

Bibliographic information