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Development as freedom /

by Sen, Amartya Kumar.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Knopf, 1999Edition: 1st. ed.Description: xvi, 366 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 0375406190 (alk. paper).Subject(s): Economic development | Liberty
Contents:
The perspective of freedom -- The ends and the means of development -- Freedom and the foundations of justice -- Poverty as capability deprivation -- Markets, state and social opportunity -- The importance of democracy -- Famines and other crises -- Women's agency and social change -- Population, food and freedom -- Culture and human rights -- Social choice and individual behavior -- Individual freedom as a social commitment.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [299]-351) and index.

The perspective of freedom -- The ends and the means of development -- Freedom and the foundations of justice -- Poverty as capability deprivation -- Markets, state and social opportunity -- The importance of democracy -- Famines and other crises -- Women's agency and social change -- Population, food and freedom -- Culture and human rights -- Social choice and individual behavior -- Individual freedom as a social commitment.

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