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– Selected Regional Perspectives
Jean Drèze, Amartya Sen - Clarendon Press Oxford, 1997 - Oxford, UK

India is a country of great diversity. The commonly used indicators of `quality of life'; (such as life expectancy, infant mortality, and literacy) vary tremendously between the different states, rivaling international contrasts between very low performing countries and very high achieving...

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– A Study of Human Capabilities
Martha C. Nussbaum, Jonathan Glover - Clarendon Press Oxford, 1995 - Oxford, UK

Women, a majority of the world's population, receive only a small proportion of its opportunities and benefits. According to the 1993 UN Human Development Report, there is no country in the world in which women's quality of life is equal to that of men. This examination of women's...

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Martha C. Nussbaum, Amartya Sen - Clarendon Press Oxford, 1993 - Oxford, UK

This book addresses issues of defining and measuring the quality of life. Recent developments in the philosophical definition of well-being are discussed and linked to practical issues such as the delivery of health care, and the assessment of women's quality of life. Leading philosophers and...

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– Endemic Hunger : Volume 3
Jean Drèze, Amartya Sen - Clarendon Press Oxford, 1991 - Oxford, UK

This book is the third of three volumes. Every year millions of people are losing their lives around the world, undeterred by the widespread opulence and remarkably higher per capita income, because of sporadic famines, endemic undernourishment, and destitution; let alone those hundreds of...

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– Famine Prevention : Volume 2
Jean Drèze, Amartya Sen - Clarendon Press Oxford, 1991 - Oxford, UK

This book is the second of three volumes. Every year millions of people are losing their lives around the world, undeterred by the widespread opulence and remarkably higher per capita income, because of sporadic famines, endemic undernourishment, and destitution; let alone those hundreds of...

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– Entitlement and Well-being : Volume 1
Jean Drèze, Amartya Sen - Clarendon Press Oxford, 1991 - Oxford, UK

This book is the first of three volumes. Every year millions of people are losing their lives around the world, undeterred by the widespread opulence and remarkably higher per capita income, because of sporadic famines, endemic undernourishment, and destitution; let alone those hundreds of...

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Ehtisham Ahmad, Jean Drèze, John Hills, Amartya Sen - Clarendon Press Oxford, 1991 - Oxford, UK

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...

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Jean Drèze, Amartya Sen - Clarendon Press Oxford, 1991 - Oxford, UK

Examining the problem of hunger in the modern world and the role public opinion might play in combating 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...

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