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  • Indienby Jean Drèze; Amartya Sen; Thomas Atzert; Andreas Wirthensohn

    C.H. Beck 2014; US$ 25.47

    Indien hat in den letzten 70 Jahren eine erstaunliche wirtschaftliche und politische Erfolgsgeschichte vorzuweisen. Zugleich herrschen in der größten Demokratie der Erde weiterhin krasse soziale Ungleichheit und großes Elend in den Unterschichten vor. Amartya Sen und sein Schüler Jean Drèze gehen in ihrer brillanten Analyse den Ursachen dieser Widersprüchlichkeiten... more...

  • Development as Freedomby Amartya Sen

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 17.00

    By the winner of the 1988 Nobel Prize in Economics,  an essential and  paradigm-altering framework for understanding economic development--for both rich and poor--in the twenty-first century. Freedom, Sen argues, is both the end and most efficient means of sustaining economic life and the key to securing the general welfare of the world's entire... more...

  • Tanner Lectures in Human Valuesby Amartya Sen

    Cambridge University Press 1987; US$ 26.00

    Amartya Sen argues that "the standard of living" has been poorly understood and narrowly defined; it is not just a function of opulence, and cannot be seen as utility. It is, he suggests, the "capabilities" offered in states of affairs. In his comments, Bernard Williams considers the conceptual connections among Sen's capabilities,... more...

  • AIDS Sutraby Amartya Sen

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 13.95

    In this groundbreaking anthology, sixteen renowned writers tell the hidden story of the AIDS crisis, illuminating the complex nature of one of the major problems facing the developing world. India is home to almost 3 million HIV cases, but AIDS is still stigmatized and shrouded in denial. Discrimination against HIV-affected individuals in hospitals,... more...

  • The Argumentative Indianby Amartya Sen

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2013; US$ 18.99

    A Nobel Laureate offers a dazzling new book about his native country India is a country with many distinct traditions, widely divergent customs, vastly different convictions, and a veritable feast of viewpoints. In The Argumentative Indian , Amartya Sen draws on a lifetime study of his country?s history and culture to suggest the ways we must understand... more...

  • The Idea of Justiceby Amartya Sen

    Penguin Books Ltd 2010; Not Available

    Is justice an ideal, forever beyond our grasp, or something that may actually guide our practical decisions and enhance our lives? In this wide-ranging book, Amartya Sen presents an alternative approach to mainstream theories of justice which, despite their many specific achievements have taken us, he argues, in the wrong direction in general. ... more...

  • The Argumentative Indianby Amartya Sen

    Penguin Books Ltd 2006; Not Available

    India is a very diverse country with many distinct pursuits, vastly different convictions, widely divergent customs, and a veritable feast of viewpoints. The Argumentative Indian brings together an illuminating selection of writings from Nobel prize-winning economist Amartya Sen that outline the need to understand contemporary India in the light of... more...

  • Utilitarianism and Beyondby Amartya Sen; Bernard Williams

    Cambridge University Press 1982; US$ 46.00

    Utilitarianism considered both as a theory of personal morality and a theory of public choice. more...

  • The Political Economy of Hunger, 3by Jean Drèze; Amartya Sen

    Clarendon Press 1991; US$ 205.99

    WIDERThe World Institute for Development Economics Research, established in 1984, started work in Helsinki in 1985, with the financial support of the Government of Finland. The principal purpose of the Institute is to help identify and meet the need for policy-oriented socio-economic research on pressing global and development problems and their inter-relationships.... more...

  • The Political Economy of Hunger, 1by Jean Drèze; Amartya Sen

    Clarendon Press 1991; US$ 149.99

    WIDER Studies in Development Economics The World Institute for Development Economics Research, established in 1984, started work in Helsinki in 1985, with the financial support of the Government of Finland. The principal purpose of the Institute is to help identify and meet the need for policy-oriented socio-economic research on pressing global and... more...