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Readings in human development : concepts, measures and policies for a development paradigm

Author: Sakiko Fukuda-Parr; A K Shiva Kumar; United Nations Development Programme. Human Development Report Office.
Publisher: New Delhi ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004, ©2003.
Series: Oxford India paperbacks.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Contributed articles on debates regarding how to evaluate economic development and quality of life of people with new social indicators.
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Readings in human development.
New Delhi ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004, c2003
(OCoLC)654490581
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sakiko Fukuda-Parr; A K Shiva Kumar; United Nations Development Programme. Human Development Report Office.
ISBN: 0195670523 9780195670523
OCLC Number: 56775027
Notes: Previous ed.: 2003.
"With a foreword by Amartya Sen."
Published in association with Human Development Report Office, United Nations Development Programme.
Description: xxxi, 395 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: PREFACE MARK MALLOCH BROWN; FOREWORD AMARTYA SEN; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; CONTRIBUTORS; INTRODUCTION SAKIKO FUKUDA-PARR AND A. K. SHIVA KUMAR; SECTION 1: CONCEPTUAL FOUNDATIONS; DEVELOPMENT AS CAPABILITY EXPANSION AMARTYA SEN (1989); THE HUMAN DEVELOPMENT PARADIGM MAHBUB UL HAQ (1995); HUMAN CAPITAL AND HUMAN CAPABILITY AMARTYA SEN (1997); THE CONCEPT OF HUMAN POVERTY HUMAN DEVELOPMENT REPORTS 1997 AND 1998; HUMAN RIGHTS AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT HUMAN DEVELOPMENT REPORT 2000; CHOICES THAT SHAPED THE HUMAN DEVELOPMENT REPORTS INGE KAUL (2001); SHIFTING FASHIONS IN DEVELOPMENT DIALOGUE PAUL STREETEN (2000); HUMAN DEVELOPMENT AND NEO-LIBERALISM RICHARD JOLLY (2002); RESCUING THE HUMAN DEVELOPMENT CONCEPT FROM THE HDI: REFLECTIONS ON A NEW AGENDA SAKIKO FUKUDA-PARR (2002); SECTION 2: MEASUREMENT; THE BIRTH OF THE HUMAN DEVELOPMENT INDEX MAHBUB UL HAQ (1995); HUMAN DEVELOPMENT INDEX: METHODOLOGY AND MEASUREMENT SUDHIR ANAND AND AMARTYA SEN (1994); EVOLUTION OF THE HUMAN DEVELOPMENT INDEX SELIM J; AH; AN (2002); CRITIQUES OF THE HUMAN DEVELOPMENT INDEX: A REVIEW KATE RAWORTH AND DAVID STEWART (2002); USING THE HDI FOR POLICY ANALYSIS SAKIKO FUKUDA-PARR, A. K. SHIVA KUMAR AND KATE RAWORTH (2002); MEASURING POLITICAL FREEDOM MEGHNAD DESAI (1995); GENDER INEQUALITY IN HUMAN DEVELOPMENT: THEORIES AND MEASUREMENT SUDHIR ANAND AND AMARTYA SEN (1995); CONCEPTS OF HUMAN DEVELOPMENT AND HUMAN POVERTY: A MULTIDIMENSIONAL PERSPECTIVE SUDHIR ANAND AND AMARTYA SEN (1997); APPENDIX: COMPUTING THE INDICES FROM HUMAN DEVELOPMENT REPORT 2001, UNDP, NEW YORK; SECTION 3: SOME POLICY EXPLORATIONS; FINANCING HUMAN DEVELOPMENT; VALUING WOMEN S WORK; GROWTH FOR HUMAN DEVELOPMENT?; THE POLITICS OF POVERTY ERADICATION; UNEQUAL HUMAN IMPACTS OF ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE; THE INVISIBLE HEART CARE AND THE GLOBAL ECONOMY; INCLUSIVE DEMOCRACY SECURES RIGHTS; ABOUT THE CONTRIBUTORS
Series Title: Oxford India paperbacks.
Responsibility: edited by Sakiko Fukuda-Parr, A.K. Shiva Kumar.

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Contributed articles on debates regarding how to evaluate economic development and quality of life of people with new social indicators.

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