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Poverty and FaminesAn Essay on Entitlement and Deprivation$
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Amartya Sen

Print publication date: 1983

Print ISBN-13: 9780198284635

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003

DOI: 10.1093/0198284632.001.0001

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Entitlements and Deprivation

Entitlements and Deprivation

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(p.154) Chapter 10 Entitlements and Deprivation
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Poverty and Famines
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DOI:10.1093/0198284632.003.0010

In this final chapter, the entitlement approach advocated by the author to the causation of starvation and famine is further consolidated by taking up general issues of deprivation related to entitlement systems. Reasons for rejecting the view that famines are caused by food availability decline are summarized.

Keywords:   deprivation, entitlement systems, entitlements, famine, food availability decline, starvation

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