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Capabilities equality : basic issues and problems

Author: Alexander Kaufman
Publisher: New York ; London : Routledge, 2006.
Series: Routledge innovations in political theory, 18.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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While the capabilities theory has avoided many of the conceptual difficulties that have undermined competing accounts of egalitarian justice, recent criticisms have raised questions about the focus, structure and justification of the theory. This book seeks to address these controversies.
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Named Person: Amartya Sen; Amartya Kumar Sen; Amartya Sen
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander Kaufman
ISBN: 0415360552 9780415360555
OCLC Number: 58457051
Description: x, 238 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Alexander Kaufman --
Distributive justice and basic capability equality : good enough is not good enough / Richard Arneson --
Capabilities as fundamental entitlements : Sen and social justice / Martha C. Nussbaum --
A sufficientarian approach? a note / Alexander Kaufman --
Capability vs. opportunity for well-being / Peter Vallentyne --
Capabilities and gender inequality / Timothy Hinton --
What goods do to (and for) people : duality and ambiguity in Sen's capability approach? / Alexander Kaufman --
Public debate and value construction in Sen's approach / Sabina Alkire --
Sen and deliberative democracy / David Crocker --
Attending to nature : capabilities and the environment / Victoria Kamsler --
Disability, capability, and thresholds for distributive justice / David Wasserman.
Series Title: Routledge innovations in political theory, 18.
Responsibility: edited by Alexander Kaufman.
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