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The Political Economy of Hunger: Volume 3: Endemic Hunger$

Jean Drèze and Amartya Sen

Print publication date: 1991

Print ISBN-13: 9780198286370

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2008

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198286370.001.0001

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The Political Economy of Hunger: Volume 3: Endemic Hunger
Oxford University Press

Volume 1: Entitlement and Well‐being


Jean Drèze and Amartya Sen

Food, Economics and Entitlements

Amartya Sen

Global Food Balances and Individual Hunger: Three Themes in an Entitlements‐Based Approach

S.M. Ravi Kanbur

The Politics of Hunger and Entitlement

Rehman Sobhan

Chronic Hunger in the World: Impact of International Policies

Kirit S. Parikh

An Independent Press and Anti‐hunger Strategies: The Indian Experience

N. Ram

Adapting to Undernourishment: The Biological Evidence and its Implications

Partha Dasgupta and Debraj Ray

Nutrition and the Economics of Food: Implications of Some Recent Controversies

S. R. Osmani

Food and Standard of Living: An Analysis Based on Sri Lankan Data

Sudhir Anand and Christopher Harris

The Intrafamily Distribution of Hunger in South Asia

Barbara Harriss

Rural Women and Food Production in Sub‐Saharan Africa

Ann Whitehead

(p.xiv) Volume 2: Famine Prevention


Jean Drèze and Amartya Sen

Famine Prevention in India

Jean Drèze

Famine Prevention in Africa: Some Experiences and Lessons

Jean Drèze

Ethiopian Famines 1973–1985: A Case‐Study

B. G. Kumar

Modelling an Early Warning System for Famines

Meghnad Desai

Market Responses to Anti‐hunger Policies: Effects on Wages, Prices and Employment

Martin Ravallion

The Food Crisis in Africa: A Comparative Structural Analysis

Jean‐Philippe Platteau

Volume 3: Endemic Hunger


Jean Drèze and Amartya Sen

Feeding China: The Experience since 1949

Carl Riskin

Public Policy and Basic Needs Provision: Intervention and Achievement in Sri Lanka

Sudhir Anand and S. M. Ravi Kanbur

Growth and Poverty: Some Lessons from Brazil

Ignacy Sachs

Malnutrition and Poverty in Latin America

S. M. Ravi Kanbur

(p.xv) Undernutrition in Sub‐Saharan Africa: A Critical Assessment of the Evidence

Peter Svedberg

Policy Options for African Agriculture

Francis Idachaba

Poverty and Food Deprivation in Kenya's Smallholder Agricultural Areas

Judith Heyer

The Contribution of Industry to Solving the Food Problem in Africa

Samuel Wangwe

The Food Problems of Bangladesh

S. R. Osmani

The Elimination of Endemic Poverty in South Asia: Some Policy Options

Kaushik Basu (p.xvi)