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Rubin, Olivier
Democracy and famine / Olivier Rubin
Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, c2011
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Subject(s) Food supply -- Political aspects
Famines -- Prevention
Famines -- Prevention -- Case studies
Democracy
Physical Description xiv, 204 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
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
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [182]-195) and index
Series Routledge research in comparative politics ; 37

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