Freedoms and Needs

Sen, Amartya
January 1994
New Republic;1/10/94-1/17/94, Vol. 210 Issue 2/3, p31
Ponders whether the notion of political rights and the force of economic needs in many Third World countries are a contradiction. Example which illustrates the connection between political rights and economic needs; Discussion of the massive Chinese famines of 1958-1961; Urgency of political freedoms in the Third World.


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