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User Review  - wealhtheowwylfing - LibraryThing

This is a treatise on the importance of individual freedom, both as an end in itself and as the best means of economic development. It is based on a series of lectures Sen gave in 1996-7, which netted ... Read full review

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User Review  - justindtapp - LibraryThing

This was the first book I bought after returning home from two years overseas in 2004. It has traveled with us until now. It's probably best that I didn't read it until recently since I have a much ... Read full review

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User Review  - HadriantheBlind - LibraryThing

Read for class. Very interesting book, discussing the idea of societal independence and personal freedom to be most necessary for development. Provides excellent examples and reasoning. Finally, I'd ... Read full review

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User Review  - ErlangerFactionless - LibraryThing

The overarching ideas in this book are solid. Sen argues that individual freedom is both the means and the end of economic development, and that development shouldn’t simply be measured by Gross ... Read full review

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User Review  - abergsman - LibraryThing

This book formed the inspiration for my master's thesis, and will always hold a special place in my heart. Read full review


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