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Capabilities and social justice : the political philosophy of Amartya Sen and Martha Nussbaum

Author: John M Alexander
Publisher: Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate Pub., ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Engages with the growing body of literature on the capability approach in economics, inequality and poverty measurement, and development studies, paying particular attention to Amartya Sen and Martha  Read more...

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Named Person: Amartya Sen; Martha Craven Nussbaum; Martha Craven Nussbaum; Amartya Kumar Sen
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John M Alexander
ISBN: 9780754661870 0754661873
OCLC Number: 122701491
Description: x, 187 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: pt. 1. The capability approach in perspective. Sen's critique of utilitarianism --
Rethinking Rawlsian justice --
Towards a capability theory of justice --
pt. 2. Capabilities, morality and politics. The theory of broad consequentialism --
The question of individual responsibility --
Aristotle and Nussbaums hybrid theory of capabilities --
Which freedom? what sort of public reasoning?
Responsibility: John M. Alexander.
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