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A Sociological Approach to the Measurement of Poverty: A Reply [Poor, Relatively Speaking]


  • Sen, Amartya


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  • Sen, Amartya, 1985. "A Sociological Approach to the Measurement of Poverty: A Reply [Poor, Relatively Speaking]," Oxford Economic Papers, Oxford University Press, vol. 37(4), pages 669-676, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:oup:oxecpp:v:37:y:1985:i:4:p:669-76

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