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The limits to scarcity : contesting the politics of allocation / edited by Lyla Mehta
Alternate Title Contesting the politics of allocation
London ; Washington, DC : Earthscan, c2010
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  HB846 .L56 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Scarcity
Welfare economics
Supply and demand
Resource allocation
Physical Description xxvi, 270 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents The scare, naturalization and politicization of scarcity / Lyla Mehta -- Everybody's got the fever: scarcity and US national energy policy / Nicholas Xenos -- The ghosts of Malthus: Narratives and mobilizations of scarcity in the US political context / Betsy Hartmann -- Economics and scarcity: with Amartya Sen as point of departure? / Ben Fine -- Deconstructing economic interpretations of sustainable development: limits, scarcity and abundance / Fred Luks -- Water can and ought to run freely: reflections on the notion of 'scarcity' in economics / Sajay Samuel and Jean Robert -- A bit of the other: why scarcity isn't all it's cracked up to be / Michael Thompson -- 'Scarcity' as political strategy: reflections on three hanging children / Nicholas Hildyard -- Seeing scarcity: understanding soil fertility in Africa / Ian Scoones -- Chronic hunger: a problem of scarcity or inequity? / Erik Millstone -- A share response to water scarcity: moving beyond the volumetric / Bruce Lankford -- Advocacy of water scarcity: leakages in the argument / Jasveen Jairath -- The construction and destruction of scarcity in development: water and power experiences in Nepal / Dipak Gyawali and Ajaya Dixit -- Afterword: looking beyond scarcity? / Lyla Mehta
Series Science in society series
Alternate Author Mehta, Lyla

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