skip to content
Poverty, agency, and human rights Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Poverty, agency, and human rights

Author: Diana T Meyers
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, USA, [2014]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
"Poverty, Agency, and Human Rights is a collection of thirteen new essays that analyzes how human agency relates to poverty and human rights respectively as well as how agency mediates issues concerning poverty and social and economic human rights. No other collection of philosophical papers focuses on the diverse ways poverty impacts the agency of the poor, the reasons why poverty alleviation schemes should also  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Poverty, agency, and human rights.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, USA, [2014]
(DLC) 2013050457
(OCoLC)870986606
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Diana T Meyers
ISBN: 9780199396917 0199396914 9780199975891 0199975892
OCLC Number: 890508599
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 360 pages)
Contents: Introduction / Diana Tietjens Meyers --
Part 1: Thinking through the Meanings of Poverty. 1. Surviving Poverty /Claudia Card --
2. Poverty Knowledge, Coercion, and Social Rights: A Discourse Ethical Contribution to Social Epistemology / David Ingram --
3. Rethinking Coercion for a World of Poverty and Transnational Migration / Diana Tietjens Meyers --
Part 2: Ethical Responses to Poverty. 4. Responsibility for Violations of the Human Right to Subsistence /Elizabeth Ashford --
5. Global Poverty, Decent Work, and Remedial Responsibilities: What the Developed World Owes to the Developing World and Why /Gillian Brock --
6. Trafficking in Human Beings: Partial Compliance Theory, Enforcement Failure, and Obligations to Victims / Leslie P. Francis and John Francis --
7. "Are My Hands Clean?" Responsibility for Global Gender Disparities / Alison Jaggar --
Part 3: Promoting Development and Ensuring Agency. 8. Agency and Intervention: How (Not) to Fight Global Poverty / Ann E. Cudd --
9. Empowerment Through Self-Subordination?: Microcredit and Women's Agency / Serene J. Khader --
10. Paradoxes of Development: Rethinking the Right to Development / Amy Allen --
Part 4: Transnational Transactions and Human Rights. 11. Poverty, Voluntariness, and Consent to Participate in Research / Alan Wertheimer --
12. Children's Rights, Parental Agency and the Case for Non-coercive Responses to Care Drain /Anca Gheus --
13. Human Rights and Global Wrongs: The Role of Human Rights Discourse in Responses to Trafficking / John Christman.
Responsibility: edited by Diana Tietjens Meyers.
More information:

Abstract:

Poverty, Agency, and Human Rights collects thirteen new philosophical papers that focus on the diverse ways poverty impacts the agency of the poor, the reasons why poverty alleviation schemes should  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

I strongly recommend this collection to anyone interested in present philosophical debates on global poverty and human rights. Sean Aas, Australasian Journal of Philosophy The volume Poverty, Agency, Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/890508599> # Poverty, agency, and human rights
    a schema:Book, schema:MediaObject, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "890508599" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/339.46/e23/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1883421732#Topic/poverty_philosophy> ; # Poverty--Philosophy
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1883421732#Topic/political_science_economic_conditions> ; # POLITICAL SCIENCE / Economic Conditions
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1883421732#Topic/business_&_economics_economics_macroeconomics> ; # BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economics / Macroeconomics
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1883421732#Topic/economic_development> ; # Economic development
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1883421732#Topic/human_rights> ; # Human rights
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1883421732#Topic/philosophy_political> ; # PHILOSOPHY--Political
    schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
    schema:datePublished "2014" ;
    schema:description "Introduction / Diana Tietjens Meyers -- Part 1: Thinking through the Meanings of Poverty. 1. Surviving Poverty /Claudia Card -- 2. Poverty Knowledge, Coercion, and Social Rights: A Discourse Ethical Contribution to Social Epistemology / David Ingram -- 3. Rethinking Coercion for a World of Poverty and Transnational Migration / Diana Tietjens Meyers -- Part 2: Ethical Responses to Poverty. 4. Responsibility for Violations of the Human Right to Subsistence /Elizabeth Ashford -- 5. Global Poverty, Decent Work, and Remedial Responsibilities: What the Developed World Owes to the Developing World and Why /Gillian Brock -- 6. Trafficking in Human Beings: Partial Compliance Theory, Enforcement Failure, and Obligations to Victims / Leslie P. Francis and John Francis -- 7. "Are My Hands Clean?" Responsibility for Global Gender Disparities / Alison Jaggar -- Part 3: Promoting Development and Ensuring Agency. 8. Agency and Intervention: How (Not) to Fight Global Poverty / Ann E. Cudd -- 9. Empowerment Through Self-Subordination?: Microcredit and Women's Agency / Serene J. Khader -- 10. Paradoxes of Development: Rethinking the Right to Development / Amy Allen -- Part 4: Transnational Transactions and Human Rights. 11. Poverty, Voluntariness, and Consent to Participate in Research / Alan Wertheimer -- 12. Children's Rights, Parental Agency and the Case for Non-coercive Responses to Care Drain /Anca Gheus -- 13. Human Rights and Global Wrongs: The Role of Human Rights Discourse in Responses to Trafficking / John Christman."@en ;
    schema:description ""Poverty, Agency, and Human Rights is a collection of thirteen new essays that analyzes how human agency relates to poverty and human rights respectively as well as how agency mediates issues concerning poverty and social and economic human rights. No other collection of philosophical papers focuses on the diverse ways poverty impacts the agency of the poor, the reasons why poverty alleviation schemes should also promote the agency of beneficiaries, and the fitness of the human rights regime to secure both economic development and free agency"--"@en ;
    schema:editor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1883421732#Person/meyers_diana_t> ; # Diana T. Meyers
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1883421732> ;
    schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/870986606> ;
    schema:name "Poverty, agency, and human rights"@en ;
    schema:productID "890508599" ;
    schema:url <http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199975877.001.0001> ;
    schema:url <http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=1201495> ;
    schema:workExample <http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199975877.001.0001> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780199975891> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780199396917> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/890508599> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1883421732#Person/meyers_diana_t> # Diana T. Meyers
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Meyers" ;
    schema:givenName "Diana T." ;
    schema:name "Diana T. Meyers" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1883421732#Topic/business_&_economics_economics_macroeconomics> # BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economics / Macroeconomics
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economics / Macroeconomics"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1883421732#Topic/economic_development> # Economic development
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Economic development"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1883421732#Topic/philosophy_political> # PHILOSOPHY--Political
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "PHILOSOPHY--Political"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1883421732#Topic/political_science_economic_conditions> # POLITICAL SCIENCE / Economic Conditions
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "POLITICAL SCIENCE / Economic Conditions"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1883421732#Topic/poverty_philosophy> # Poverty--Philosophy
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Poverty--Philosophy"@en ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780199396917>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0199396914" ;
    schema:isbn "9780199396917" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780199975891>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0199975892" ;
    schema:isbn "9780199975891" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/870986606>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Poverty, agency, and human rights." ;
    schema:description "Print version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/890508599> ; # Poverty, agency, and human rights
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.