This book focuses on the causes of starvation in general and famines in particular. The traditional analysis of famines is shown to be fundamentally defective, and the author develops an alternative analysis.After all, transfers from the rich to the poor can make a substantial dent on poverty in most societies. Even the poverty line tobeusedfor identifyingthe poor has to be drawn with respect to contemporary standards in the community inquestion, anbsp;...
|Title||:||Poverty and Famines: An Essay on Entitlement and Deprivation|
|Publisher||:||OUP Oxford - 1983-01-20|