The Political Economy Of Basic Human Needs

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The Political Economy Of Basic Human Needs

By Bruce E. Moon
Cornell University Press, 1992
316 pp. $45.00
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At the core of this book lie ingenious and complex analyses and manipulation of a wide range of data bearing on a "physical quality of life index." Not surprisingly the effort to link approaches to economic growth, social organization and governmental policies with the satisfaction of basic human needs cannot go beyond a "first cut" at arriving at conclusions.