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Against injustice : the new economics of Amartya Sen

Author: Reiko Gotō; Paul Dumouchel
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A team of distinguished academics explore the ideas underlying Amartya Sen's critique of traditional approaches to injustice.

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Named Person: Amartya Sen; Amartya Kumar Sen; Amartya Kumar Sen
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Reiko Gotō; Paul Dumouchel
ISBN: 9780521899598 0521899591
OCLC Number: 320802287
Description: x, 317 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Reiko Gotoh and Paul Dumouchel --
Economics, law, and ethics / Amartya Sen --
Neorepublicanism and Sen's economic, legal, and ethical desiderata / Philip Pettit --
The Prajâpati test : response to Amartya Sen / Marcel Hénaff --
The power of a democratic public / Philip Pettit --
The challenge of gender justice / Martha C. Nussbaum --
Gift, market, and social justice / Marcel Hénaff --
Justice and public reciprocity / Reiko Gotoh --
Reasoning with preferences? / John Broome --
Conceptions of individual rights and freedom in welfare economics : a re-examination / Prasanta K. Pattanaik and Yongsheng Xu --
On applying synthetic indices of multidimensional well-being : health and income inequalities in France, Germany, Italy, and the United Kingdom / Andrea Brandolini --
Assessing children's capabilities : operationalizing metrics for evaluating music programs with poor children in Brazilian primary schools / Flavio Comim --
The search for socially sustainable development : conceptual and methodological issues / Jean-Luc Dubois --
Response / Amartya Sen.
Responsibility: edited by Reiko Gotoh, Paul Dumouchel.

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Review of the hardback: 'What is missing in current economics, but takes centre stage in Against Injustice, is Amartya Sen's view that commitment goes beyond sympathetic self-interestedness. Read more...

 
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