Amartya Kumar Sen
On the Web: Specialized Sites
North, James. "Sen's sensibility," Nation (12/6/99):37-41. Review essay on Development as Freedom, good introduction to Sen's thought about basic issues: famine, population, gender, freedom & democracy & critique of his attitude toward global corporations.
Sen, Amartya. "How is India doing?" NY Review (12/16/82).
__________. "More than 100 million women are missing," NY Review (12/20/90). Discusses consequences of Kerala's radical democratic politics for diminished discrimination against women.
__________. "Missing women," British Medical Journal 304 (3/7/92).
__________. "Population: delusion & reality," NY Review (9/22/94). Improved circumstance of Keralan women produces greater decline in fertility rate than do coercive practices in China.
__________. "Fertility & coercion," University of Chicago Law Review 63 (sum 96).
__________. "Missing women revisited," British Medical Journal 327 (12/6/03).
__________. "Passage to China," NY Review (12/2/04):61-65. What India & China have learned from one another during past 1500 years & more, & can learn from each other today.
In the Library: Non-Fiction Books
Alkire, Sabina. Valuing Freedoms: Sen's Capability Approach & Poverty Reduction (NY: Oxford, 2002).
Basu, K.; B. Pattanaik & K. Suzumura. Choice, Welfare & Development: A Festschrift in Honor of Amartya K. Sen (NY: Oxford, 1995).
Anand, Sudhir & Amartya Sen. Sustainable Human Development: Concepts & Priorities (NY: UN Development Program, 1996).
Nussbaum, Martha & Amartya Sen (eds.) The Quality of Life (NY: Oxford, 1993).
Sen, Amartya. Poverty & Famines: An Essay on Entitlement & Deprivation (NY: Oxford, 1982).
__________ & Bernard Williams (eds.) Utilitarianism & Beyond (NY: Cambridge, 1982).
__________. Resources, Values, & Development (Oxford: Blackwell, 1984).
__________ & Jean Drèze. Hunger & Public Action (Oxford: Clarendon, 1989).
__________ & Jean Drèze (eds.) The Political Economy of Hunger (NY: Oxford, 1990).
__________. Public Action to Remedy Hunger (NY: Hunger Project, 1990).
__________. Inequality Reexamined (NY: Russell Sage, 1992).
__________; Jean Drèze & Athar Hussain (eds.) The Political Economy of Hunger: Selected Essays (NY: Oxford, 1995).
__________. Our Culture, Their Culture: Satyajit Ray Memorial Lecture (Calcutta: Nandan, 1996).
__________. Hunger in the Contemporary World (London: London School of Economics, 1997).
__________ & Jean Drèze (eds.) The Amartya Sen & Jean Drèze Omnibus: Comprising Poverty & Famines, Hunger & Public Action & India: Economic Development & Social Opportunity (NY: Oxford, 1999).
__________. Beyond the Crisis: Development Strategies in Asia (Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 1999).
__________. Development as Freedom (NY: Knopf, 1999).
__________ & Jean Drèze. India: Development & Participation (NY: Oxford, 2002).
Sinha, Ajit Kumar & Raj Kumar Sen. Economics of Amartya Sen (New Delhi: Deep & Deep, 2000).
van Staveren, Irene & Des Gasper. Development as Freedom: Contributions & Shortcomings of Amartya Sen's Development Philosophy for Feminist Economics (The Hague: Institute of Social Studies, 2002).
In the Library: Fiction
In the Library: For Young Readers
In the Library: Poetry
In the Library: Drama
In the Library: Photography
"Amartya Sen: A Life Reexamined" , dir. Suman Ghosh, 53m. From First Run/Icarus.