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Product Description: Amartya Sen argues that "the standard of living" has been poorly understood and narrowly defined; it is not just a function of opulence, and cannot be seen as utility. It is, he suggests, the "capabilities" offered in states of affairs...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780521321013 | 1 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, September 25, 1987), cover price $47.95 | About this edition: Amartya Sen argues that "the standard of living" has been poorly understood and narrowly defined; it is not just a function of opulence, and cannot be seen as utility.

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Product Description: Amartya Sen argues that "the standard of living" has been poorly understood and narrowly defined; it is not just a function of opulence, and cannot be seen as utility. It is, he suggests, the "capabilities" offered in states of affairs...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780521368407 | Cambridge Univ Pr, January 1, 1989, cover price $34.99 | About this edition: Amartya Sen argues that "the standard of living" has been poorly understood and narrowly defined; it is not just a function of opulence, and cannot be seen as utility.

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Product Description: On Ethics and Economics

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9780631164012 | Reprint edition (Blackwell Pub, February 1, 1989), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: On Ethics and Economics
9780026674201, titled "Contemporary Clothing: Teacher's Resource Guide" | Prentice Hall, June 1, 1985, cover price $16.40 | also contains Contemporary Clothing: Teacher''s Resource Guide

Examining the problem of hunger in the modern world and the role public opinion might play in combatting it, Drèze 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 of chronic undernourishment. Sen was awarded the second Agnelli Prize for the Ethical Dimension in Advanced Societies in March 1990 in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the understanding of the ethical dimension in modern society. (view table of contents)

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9780198286349 | Oxford Univ Pr, September 6, 1990, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Examining the problem of hunger in the modern world and the role public opinion might play in combatting it, Drèze and Sen here provide a coherent perspective on the complex nutritional, economic, social, and political issues involved in the analysis of hunger.

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9780198283652 | Reprint edition (Clarendon Pr, March 14, 1991), cover price $47.95

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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 | Clarendon Pr, 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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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

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. This book argues that an assessment of India's failure to eliminate basic deprivations has to go beyond this limited focus, and to take note of the role played in that failure by inadequate public involvement in the provision of basic education, health care, social security, and related fields, Even the fostering of fast and participatory economic growth requires some basic social change, which is not addressed by liberalization and economic incentives. The authors also discuss the historical antecedents of these political and social neglects, including the distortion of policy priorities arising from inequalities of political power. Following on from this, the book considers the scope for public action to address these earlier biases and achieve a transformation of policy priorities. Beginning with an introductory chapter presenting the motivation, focus, and approach of the book, it discusses the respective roles of the market mechanism and government action in economic development and discusses the particular role of public involvement in the fields of health and education. International comparisons of development experiences are brought to bear on the diagnosis of India's successes and failures, and the work discusses the lessons to be learnt from the contrasting development experiences of different states within India, with particular attention to Kerala's outstanding success in social fields. The authors consider the role of public action and political organization in promoting social opportunities. Attention is drawn, in particular, to the part played by widespread illiteracy in suppressing that process and perpetuating social inequalities. The work also looks at the issue of basic education, including a critical assessment of public policy in this field. The issue of gender inequality is discussed, and the role of women's agency in the expansion of social opportunities for both women and men is explored. The work concludes by consolidating the argument and discussing the policy implication of the analyses presented. A statistical appendix presents a comparative picture of India and other developing countries, and also the comparative performance of different states within India. This new work by two internationally renowned economists is an important and relevant argument for promoting human welfare. (view table of contents)

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9780198290124 | Clarendon Pr, 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 | Clarendon Pr, April 8, 1999, cover price $83.00

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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 (Clarendon Pr, 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 A. B. Atkinson (editor), Paul Barker (editor), Ronald Dworkin (editor), Albert O. Hirschman (editor) and E. J. Hobsbawm (editor)

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9780198292050 | Oxford Univ Pr, February 27, 1997, cover price $60.00

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9780198295181 | Oxford Univ Pr, July 29, 1999, cover price $43.50

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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: 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.

By Amartya Sen (editor)

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

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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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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 $31.00 | 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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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.
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 $180.00 | 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

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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: Brand New. Ship worldwide

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9788420667355 | Alianza Editorial Sa, June 30, 2007, cover price $37.95 | About this edition: Brand New.

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Product Description: Rare book: Price in USD

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9788420621548 | Alianza Editorial Sa, June 30, 2007, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Rare book: Price in USD

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