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Democracy and famine / Olivier Rubin.

Author/Creator:
Rubin, Olivier.
Publication:
Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2011.
Format/Description:
Book
xiv, 204 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series:
Routledge research in comparative politics ; 37.
Routledge research in comparative politics ; 37
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Subjects:
Food supply -- Political aspects.
Famines -- Prevention.
Famines -- Prevention -- Case studies.
Democracy.
Contents:
Presentation of Sen's theory of democracy and famine
Conceptualization and operationalization of democracy
Discussion of Sen's understanding of democracy
Famines in Bangladesh, Sudan and India
Malawi famine of 2002
The Niger famine of 2005
Democracy and famine : quantitative evidence
Multiple starvation deaths in India
Discussion of other macro-level causal approaches
Counter-productive democratic mechanisms.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [182]-195) and index.
ISBN:
9780415598224
0415598222
9780203836712 (ebook)
0203836715 (ebook)
OCLC:
617637721