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UNICEF Social Inclusion, Policy and Budgeting

A Decade of Human Development

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AUTHOR Amartya Sen
ORGANIZATION Journal of Human Development
TYPE Journal Article
DATE 2000
TOPIC Child poverty and disparities

Why has the Human Development Report received so much reflective attention with such speed in a world where new ideas often take decades, sometimes centuries, to receive the recognition they deserve?  Why is the idea of human development such a success in the contemporary world?  This journal article attempts to answer these questions.              

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