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Amartya Sen and Human Development: Poverty Gender Disparity Ethics

Aparna Bhardwaj (Editor) Anil Kumar Thakur (Editor)

The present book Amartya Sen and Human Development : Poverty Gender Disparity Ethics is the outcome of Indian economic association 93rd Annual Conference at Panjab University, Chandigarh on 28-30 Dec. 2010.

There are altogether 29 articles selected out of the conference. The articles cover various threads of Amartya Sen's line of thinking in the field of economic analysis. By shifting attention from physical capital analysis to human capital creation via eradicating discrimination. Amartya Sen changed the developmental wheels direction of economic science from wealth of nations to equity and justice, thus, better living conditions moving towards prosperity of all irrespective of gender and race bias. All the 29 articles have been clubbed in four parts. Part I describes Sen's view on the vast area of poverty. Part II contains Sen's approach to human right questions. Part III contains Sen's view on economics, philosophy, welfare and ethics. Part IV describes views on gender discrimination issues. The present book is an attempt to put together Sen's economic thoughts on various economic issues and thus give a new thinking base to economic analysis.

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About the author

Anil Kumar Thakur

Dr. Anil Kumar thakur, M.A. M.Ed., Ph. D., is a senior faculty member in the Post Graduate Department of Applied Economics and Commerce at College of Commerce, Patna under Magadh  University.  Many research scholars have obtained Ph. D. degrees under his guidance and supervision.

Thakur has excelled himself in several areas of Economic Policy and Fiscal Management of the Indian Economy.  He has also edited more than forty books/journals/souvenirs.  Thakur is a matured organizer and architect of Indian Economic Association.  He is the youngest Honorary Secretary and Treasurer of Indian Economic Association.  He has founded the Economic Association of Bihar and Jharkhand and remained its Founder Secretary for more than ten years.
He is a signature of Indian Economic Association and many organizations of Bihar and India.  Thakur is the vanguard of young professional economists living in far-flung rural remote areas to inspire and encourage them to write articles and books.

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Bibliographic information

Title Amartya Sen and Human Development: Poverty Gender Disparity Ethics
Format Hardcover
Date published: 06.04.2012
Edition 1st. ed.
Language: English
isbn 9788184504330
length xxiv+394p., Tables.