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Development as freedom Amartya Sen [Text]

By: Sen, Amartya.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Oxford India Paperbacks.Publisher: New Delhi Oxford University Press 2000Description: xvi, 366p. : ill., graphs; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780195655261.Subject(s): Liberty | Free enterprise | Economic development -- Social aspects | Developing countries -- Economic conditionsDDC classification: 338.9 SEN Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
Machine generated contents note: Introduction: Development as Freedom The Perspective of Fredom The ends and the Means of Development 3 Freedom and the Foundations of ustice 4 Povertyas Capability Deprivation Markets, States, nd Social Opportunity 6 The Importane of Democracy 7 Famines and Other Crises S Women'sAgency ndSocial Chnge 9 Population, Food and Freedom 10 Culture and HumanRights 11 Social Choice and Individual Behavior Individual Freedom as a Social Commitment Notes Index.
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The 1998 winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics states that freedom is the most efficient means of sustaining economic life and securing welfare throughout the world, explaining how his theories can be applied today. (Publisher's blurb.)

Includes bibliographical references, p.[299]-351 and index.

Machine generated contents note: Introduction: Development as Freedom
The Perspective of Fredom
The ends and the Means of Development
3 Freedom and the Foundations of ustice
4 Povertyas Capability Deprivation
Markets, States, nd Social Opportunity
6 The Importane of Democracy
7 Famines and Other Crises
S Women'sAgency ndSocial Chnge
9 Population, Food and Freedom
10 Culture and HumanRights
11 Social Choice and Individual Behavior
Individual Freedom as a Social Commitment
Notes
Index.

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