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Development as freedom

Author: Amartya Kumar Sen
Publisher: Oxford [u.a.] : Oxford Univ. Press, 2001.
Series: Oxford University Press paperback
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. publ. as an Oxford Univ. Press pbkView all editions and formats
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This title is a synthesis of the thought of economist Amartya Sen, who views economic development as a means to extending freedoms rather than an end in itself. By widening his outlook to include  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Amartya Kumar Sen
ISBN: 0192893300 9780192893307
OCLC Number: 247928758
Notes: Literaturverz. S. [299] - 351.
Description: XVI, 366 S. : graph. Darst. ; 20 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Development as Freedom ; 1. The Perspective of Freedom ; 2. The Ends and the Means of Development ; 3. Freedom and the Foundations of Justice ; 4. Poverty as Capability Deprivation ; 5. Markets, States, and Social Opportunity ; 6. The Importance of Democracy ; 7. Famines and Other Crises ; 8. Women's Agency and Social Change ; 9. Population, Food and Freedom ; 10. Culture and Human Rights ; 11. Social Choice and Individual Behaviour ; 12. Individual Freedom as a Social Commitment
Series Title: Oxford University Press paperback
Responsibility: Amartya Sen.
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Amartya Sen has made several key contributions to research on fundamental problems in welfare economics. By combining tools from economics and philosophy, he has restored an ethical dimension to the Read more...

 
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