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Women, culture, and development : a study of human capabilities

Author: Martha Craven Nussbaum; Jonathan Glover; World Institute for Development Economics Research.
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1995.
Series: Studies in development economics.
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Women, a majority of the world's population, receive only a small proportion of its opportunities and benefits. According to the 1993 UN Human Development Report, there is no country in the world in which women's quality of life is equal to that of men.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martha Craven Nussbaum; Jonathan Glover; World Institute for Development Economics Research.
ISBN: 0198289170 9780198289173 0198289642 9780198289647
OCLC Number: 31607149
Notes: "Prepared for the World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER) of the United Nations University."
Credits: Prepared for the World Institute for Development Economics Research.
Description: xi, 481 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Women's equality : a case study. A matter of survival : women's right to employment in India and Bangladesh / Martha Chen --
Women's equality : methodology, foundations. Human capabilities, female human beings / Martha C. Nussbaum --
The research programme of development ethics / Jonathan Glover --
Justice, capabilities, and vulnerabilities / Onora O'Neill --
Functioning and capability : the foundations of Sen's and Nussbaum's development ethic, part 2 / David A. Crocker. Pragmatism and moral objectivity / Hilary Putnam --
Democracy and rationality : a dialogue with Hilary Putnam / Linda Alcoff --
Cultural complexity, moral interdependence, and the global dialogical community / Seyla Benhabib --
Women's equality : justice, law, and reason. Gender inequality and theories of justice / Amartya Sen --
Inequalities between the sexes in different cultural contexts / Susan Moller Okin --
Why not a feminist theory of justice? / Ruth Anna Putnam. Gender, caste, and law / Cass R. Sunstein --
Emotions and women's capabilities / Martha C. Nussbaum --
A note on the value of gender-identification / Christine M. Korsgaard --
Women's equality : regional perspectives. Gender inequality in China and cultural relativism / Xiaorong Li --
Inequality in capabilities between men and women in Mexico / Margarita M. Valdés --
Femininity, equality, and personhood / Roop Rekha Verma --
Recovering Igbo traditions : a case for indigenous women's organizations in development / Nkiru Nzegwu.
Series Title: Studies in development economics.
Responsibility: edited by Martha C. Nussbaum and Jonathan Glover.
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This acute examination of the quality of women's life addresses a variety of particularly urgent questions. It develops a universal account of women's quality of life and in doing so confronts issues  Read more...

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