Famine and household coping strategies

@article{Corbett1988FamineAH,
  title={Famine and household coping strategies},
  author={Jan Corbett},
  journal={World Development},
  year={1988},
  volume={16},
  pages={1099-1112}
}
  • J. Corbett
  • Published 1 September 1988
  • Economics, Sociology
  • World Development
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