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Product Description: Time and again Amartya Sen, one of the polymaths of our times, has stirred our thoughts and world-views through his writings and speeches. Intrigued by the questions of social justice and welfare, he argues, in this work, some of the fundamental issues-poverty, hunger, education, globalization, media and freedom of speech, injustice, inequality, exclusion, exploitation, etc...read more
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9780199453252 | Oxford Univ Pr, October 28, 2015, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: Time and again Amartya Sen, one of the polymaths of our times, has stirred our thoughts and world-views through his writings and speeches.

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Product Description: The Essential Hirschman brings together some of the finest essays in the social sciences, written by one of the twentieth century's most influential and provocative thinkers. Albert O. Hirschman was a master essayist, one who possessed the rare ability to blend the precision of economics with the elegance of literary imagination...read more
By Jeremy Adelman (editor), Albert O. Hirschman, Emma Rothschild (other contributor) and Amartya Sen (other contributor)
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9780691159904 | Princeton Univ Pr, October 13, 2013, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The Essential Hirschman brings together some of the finest essays in the social sciences, written by one of the twentieth century's most influential and provocative thinkers.

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Product Description: By the winner of the 1988 Nobel Prize in Economics, an essential and paradigm-altering framework for understanding economic development-for both rich and poor-in the twenty-first century. Freedom, Sen argues, is both the end and most efficient means of sustaining economic life and the key to securing the general welfare of the world's entire population...read more
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9781480563391 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio, September 10, 2013), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: By the winner of the 1988 Nobel Prize in Economics, an essential and paradigm-altering framework for understanding economic development-for both rich and poor-in the twenty-first century.
9781480564015 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, September 10, 2013), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: By the winner of the 1988 Nobel Prize in Economics, an essential and paradigm-altering framework for understanding economic development-for both rich and poor-in the twenty-first century.

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Product Description: When India became independent in 1947 after two centuries of colonial rule, it immediately adopted a firmly democratic political system, with multiple parties, freedom of speech, and extensive political rights. The famines of the British era disappeared, and steady economic growth replaced the economic stagnation of the Raj...read more
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9780691160795 | Princeton Univ Pr, August 11, 2013, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: When India became independent in 1947 after two centuries of colonial rule, it immediately adopted a firmly democratic political system, with multiple parties, freedom of speech, and extensive political rights.

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Product Description: This book is motivated by the idea that the cost of inaction can be much greater than the cost of action. Inaction can lead to serious negative consequences—for individuals, the economy, and society. The consequences of a failure to reduce extreme poverty, for example, typically include malnutrition, preventable morbidity, premature mortality, incomplete basic education, and other human and social development costs...read more
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9780674065581 | Harvard Univ Pr, June 4, 2012, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: This book is motivated by the idea that the cost of inaction can be much greater than the cost of action.

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Product Description: Social justice: an ideal, forever beyond our grasp; or one of many practical possibilities? More than a matter of intellectual discourse, the idea of justice plays a real role in how—and how well—people live. And in this book the distinguished scholar Amartya Sen offers a powerful critique of the theory of social justice that, in its grip on social and political thinking, has long left practical realities far behind...read more
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9780674036130 | 1 edition (Belknap Pr, September 30, 2009), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Social justice: an ideal, forever beyond our grasp; or one of many practical possibilities?

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9780674060470 | Reprint edition (Belknap Pr, May 31, 2011), cover price $25.50 | About this edition: Social justice: an ideal, forever beyond our grasp; or one of many practical possibilities?

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Product Description: In the mid-1990s, as many as one million North Koreans died in one of the worst famines of the twentieth century. The socialist food distribution system collapsed primarily because of a misguided push for self-reliance, but was compounded by the regime's failure to formulate a quick response-including the blocking of desperately needed humanitarian relief...read more
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9780231140003 | Columbia Univ Pr, March 1, 2007, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: In the mid-1990s, as many as one million North Koreans died in one of the worst famines of the twentieth century.

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9780231140010 | Columbia Univ Pr, June 1, 2009, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: In the mid-1990s, as many as one million North Koreans died in one of the worst famines of the twentieth century.

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9788420621548 | Alianza Editorial Sa, June 30, 2007, cover price $21.95

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Product Description: SOBRE ETICA Y ECONOMIA
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9788420667355 | Alianza Editorial Sa, June 30, 2007, cover price $37.95 | About this edition: SOBRE ETICA Y ECONOMIA

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Product Description: Libro incluido en Biblioteca Selecta Forum de Barcelona 2004 La obra del economista Amartya Sen se puede presentar en general como una alternativa y un desafío a los planteamientos de la denominada escuela de Chicago, representada fundamentalmente por el matrimonio Friedman y Gary Becker...read more
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9788420629513 | Alianza Editorial Sa, June 30, 2007, cover price $47.95 | About this edition: Libro incluido en Biblioteca Selecta Forum de Barcelona 2004 La obra del economista Amartya Sen se puede presentar en general como una alternativa y un desafío a los planteamientos de la denominada escuela de Chicago, representada fundamentalmente por el matrimonio Friedman y Gary Becker.

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Product Description: En esta serie de ensayos fundamentales, Sen reflexiona sobre los mitos imaginarios que aun tergiversan la aproximacion occidental a la realidad de este pais, que obvian la importancia de su tradicion dialogica, de sus usos heterodoxos, seculares y democraticos, de sus practicas intelectuales y cientificas y de la exigencia del juicio razonado como integrantes de la identidad india...read more
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9788474328325 | Gedisa Editorial S A, April 30, 2007, cover price $63.95 | About this edition: En esta serie de ensayos fundamentales, Sen reflexiona sobre los mitos imaginarios que aun tergiversan la aproximacion occidental a la realidad de este pais, que obvian la importancia de su tradicion dialogica, de sus usos heterodoxos, seculares y democraticos, de sus practicas intelectuales y cientificas y de la exigencia del juicio razonado como integrantes de la identidad india.

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Product Description: This book builds an interdisciplinary understanding of health equity. With contributions from distinguished philosophers, anthropologists, economists, and public-health specialists, it centres on five major themes: what is health equity; health equity and social justice; responsibilities for health; ethical issues in health evaluation; and anthropological perspectives...read more
By Sudhir Anand (editor), Fabienne Peter (editor) and Amartya Sen (editor)
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9780199276363 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, February 17, 2005, cover price $170.00 | About this edition: This book builds an interdisciplinary understanding of health equity.

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9780199276370 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, March 9, 2006, cover price $53.00 | About this edition: This book builds an interdisciplinary understanding of health equity.

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Covers the history of United Nations' programs that have benefited women in developing nations, describing the impact on rights, equality, and social justice.
By Devaki Jain and Amartya Sen (foreword by)
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9780253346971 | Indiana Univ Pr, October 30, 2005, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: Covers the history of United Nations' programs that have benefited women in developing nations, describing the impact on rights, equality, and social justice.

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Product Description: Rationality and freedom are among the most profound and contentious concepts in philosophy and the social sciences. In two volumes on rationality, freedom, and justice, the distinguished economist and philosopher Amartya Sen brings clarity and insight to these difficult issues...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
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9780674009479 | Belknap Pr, November 1, 2002, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Rationality and freedom are among the most profound and contentious concepts in philosophy and the social sciences.

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9780674013513 | Reprint edition (Belknap Pr, March 30, 2004), cover price $29.50 | About this edition: Rationality and freedom are among the most profound and contentious concepts in philosophy and the social sciences.

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9788474916041 | Italian edition edition (Complutense S A Editorial, March 3, 2003), cover price $15.95

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Product Description: This publication is a follow-on from the Monterrey Conference on Financing for Development. The conference achieved a significant breakthrough in respect of mobilizing commitment on the part of key donors and developing countries to advance the development agenda...read more
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9780850927375 | Commonwealth Secretarial, March 1, 2003, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: This publication is a follow-on from the Monterrey Conference on Financing for Development.

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Product Description: This book explores the role of public action in eliminating deprivation and expanding human freedoms in India. The analysis is based on a broad and integrated view of development, which focuses on well-being and freedom rather than the standard indicators of economic growth...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
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9780199257485 | 2 edition (Oxford Univ Pr, October 31, 2002), cover price $139.50 | About this edition: This book explores the role of public action in eliminating deprivation and expanding human freedoms in India.

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9780199257492 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, November 28, 2002, cover price $53.00 | About this edition: This book explores the role of public action in eliminating deprivation and expanding human freedoms in India.

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By Amartya Sen (editor)
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Miscellaneous:

9781400824649 | Princeton Univ Pr, February 15, 2001, cover price $20.95

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Product Description: The Sen and Drèze omnibus comprises three outstanding works by two of the world's finest economists. The volume is a trilogy on the causes of hunger, the role public action can play in its alleviation, and the Indian experience in this context...read more
By Jean Dreze (editor) and Amartya Sen
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9780195648317 | Oxford Univ Pr, September 9, 1999, cover price $49.50 | About this edition: The Sen and Drèze omnibus comprises three outstanding works by two of the world's finest economists.

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Product Description: This is a collection of essays by six prominent social scientists on the ideal of economic and social equality and the ways, if any, in which public action can help to achieve it. * Amartya Sen offers an overview of how equality can be furthered by public action...read more
By A. B. Atkinson (editor), Paul Barker (editor), Ronald Dworkin (editor), Albert O. Hirschman (editor), E. J. Hobsbawm (editor), Amartya Sen (editor) and Dorothy Wedderburn (editor)
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9780198295181 | Oxford Univ Pr, July 29, 1999, cover price $43.50 | About this edition: This is a collection of essays by six prominent social scientists on the ideal of economic and social equality and the ways, if any, in which public action can help to achieve it.

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Product Description: In November of 1998 Amartya Sen, winner of the 1998 Nobel Prize for Economics, delivered the 1998 Romanes Lecture before the University of Oxford. The subject was social identity and its role and implications.
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9780199513895 | Oxford Univ Pr, August 26, 1999, cover price $34.00 | About this edition: In November of 1998 Amartya Sen, winner of the 1998 Nobel Prize for Economics, delivered the 1998 Romanes Lecture before the University of Oxford.

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Product Description: India's success in reducing endemic deprivation since Independence has been quite limited. Recent diagnoses of this failure of policy have concentrated on the counterproductive role of government regulation, and on the need for economic incentives to accelerate the growth of the economy...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
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9780198290124 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, May 23, 1996, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: India's success in reducing endemic deprivation since Independence has been quite limited.

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9780198295280 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, April 8, 1999, cover price $83.00 | About this edition: India's success in reducing endemic deprivation since Independence has been quite limited.

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Product Description: In this classic text, first published in 1973, Amartya Sen relates the theory of welfare economics to the study of economic inequality. He presents a systematic treatment of the conceptual framework as well as the practical problems of measurement of inequality...read more
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9780198281931 | Subsequent edition (Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, March 27, 1997), cover price $56.00 | About this edition: In this classic text, first published in 1973, Amartya Sen relates the theory of welfare economics to the study of economic inequality.

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By Michael Cromartie (editor), Nicholas Eberstadt (editor), Midge Mecter (editor), Gilbert Meilaender (editor) and Amartya Sen (editor)
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9780802808790 | Eerdmans Pub Co, July 1, 1995, cover price $14.00

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Product Description: The term "social security" has a very different meaning in underdeveloped countries -- whose populations live in great insecurity -- and is best understood as poverty alleviation. This book attempts to define social security in the Third World and to examine what sort of programs are most suitable for developing countries...read more
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9780198233008 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, April 1, 1991, cover price $150.00 | About this edition: The term "social security" has a very different meaning in underdeveloped countries -- whose populations live in great insecurity -- and is best understood as poverty alleviation.

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