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Valuing freedoms : Sen's capability approach and poverty reduction

Author: Sabina Alkire
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Series: Queen Elizabeth House series in development studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Sabina Alkire shows how Nobel Prize-winning economist Amartya Sen's capability approach can be coherently--and practically--put to work in poverty reduction activities so that the voices and values  Read more...

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Named Person: Amartya Sen; Amartya Sen; Amartya Kumar Sen; Amartya Sen
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sabina Alkire
ISBN: 0199283311 9780199283316 0199245797 9780199245796
OCLC Number: 57354846
Notes: Originally published: 2002.
Description: x, 340 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. INTRODUCTION: CAPABILITY AND VALUATION ; 2. POVERTY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT ; 3. RANGE INFORMATION AND PROCESS ; 4. PARTICIPATION AND CULTURE ; 5. BASIC NEEDS AND BASIC CAPABILITIES ; 6. ASSESSING CAPABILITY CHANGE ; 7. THREE CASE STUDIES
Series Title: Queen Elizabeth House series in development studies.
Responsibility: Sabina Alkire.

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"This is an ambitious and challenging book." * Scott A. Anderson, Ethics, April 2003 * "Sabina Alkire has written an insightful, ambitous and stimulating book on Amartya Sen's capability approach." * Read more...

 
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