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Published by Clare Local Studies Project (CLASP Press) .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Famine,
  • Local history,
  • Poverty,
  • Social history,
  • Ireland,
  • c 1800 to c 1900

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages169
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8762061M
ISBN 101900545012
ISBN 109781900545013

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Before the appendix, Dr. Sen displays the famine cycle in many parts of the world during this century and highligth the Bengala famine during World War II. Also, he explains the causes and effects of the famine cycle on each case presented. So, if you want to know how a famine is "made" and "administrated" this is the book you must by: Poverty before the Famine, County Clare , , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Poverty before the famine: County Clare first report from His Majesty's Commissioners for inquiring into the condition of the poorer classes in Ireland.   The book Poverty and Famines: An Essay on Entitlement and Deprivation (), mainly focus on causation of starvation and Famine in Particular. The book provides a general analysis of characterization and measurement of poverty. Sen has critically examined the various approaches that are being used in economics, sociology and political economy/5.

The book also provides a general analysis of the characterization and measurement of poverty. Various approaches used in economics, sociology, and political theory are critically examined. The predominance of distributional issues, including distribution between different occupational groups, links up the problem of conceptualizing poverty with that of analysing starvation. Library Forum. A partnership of Clare County Library and Pictou-Antigonish Regional Library Just searching for something in my bookshelf and reopened "Poverty Before the Famine, County Clare " published by CLASP* Press in ) This book was mentioned 8 years ago on this forum and so might have disappeared into the mists. Poverty and entitlements -- Concepts of poverty -- Poverty: identification and aggregation -- Starvation and famines -- The entitlement approach -- The Great Bengal Famine -- The Ethiopian famines -- Drought and famine in the Sahel -- Famine in Bangladesh -- Entitlements and deprivation -- Appendices. valid in the sense that before the Famine the Irish poor lacked basics such as decent clothes and housing. poverty and famines amartya sen Irish poverty was not main focus of this book is on the causation of starvation in general and of famines in particular.

the circumstances of famine a decade or so later. 1 Peter Gray, Famine, Land and Politics: British Government and Irish Society (Dublin, ), chaps ; James S. Donnelly, ‘“Irish property must pay for Irish poverty”: British public opinion and the Great Irish Famine’, in C. Morash and C. Hayes (eds), Fearful Realities: NewFile Size: KB. considered as a famine theory, not a guide to poverty reduction. However, there are at least two cases of famine tendencies in India since , the Bihar drought in and the Maharashtra drought of , and these incidents show little support for Sen’s argument. I will here only concentrate on File Size: KB. Poverty and Famines Book Summary: Commodities and Capabilities presents a set of inter-related theses concerning the foundations of welfare economics, and in particular about the assessment of personal well-being and advantage. The argument presented focuses on the capability to function, i.e. what a person can do or can be, questioning in the process the more standard emphasis on opulence . The book also provides a general analysis of the characterization and measurement of poverty. Various approaches used in economics, sociology, and political theory are critically examined. The predominance of distributional issues, including distribution between different occupation groups, links up the problem of conceptualizing poverty with.