An Inquiry into Well-Being and Destitution by Partha Dasgupta

By Partha Dasgupta

How may still financial and social conception accommodate empirical evidence approximately actual destitution, and the way may still governments reply to famines and starvation? This interdisciplinary booklet makes a speciality of those and different questions about actual wellbeing and fitness. Partha Dasgupta starts his procedure from the viewpoint of improvement economics. He then broadens his dialogue to incorporate philosophical paintings and empirical information on source allocation, foodstuff technology, and anthropology. accomplished in its assurance of poverty, its reasons, and treatments, this seminal paintings is key to students and pros in ethical and political philosophy, anthropology, meals technology, fiscal idea, and welfare economics.

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