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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 Univ. Press, ©1995.
Series: Studies in development economics.
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This volume combines philosophical inquiry with economic concerns regarding women's equality in the developing world. Adopting Amartya Sen's capability framework, international contributors tackle issues of cultural relativism vs. cultural imperialism and local tradition vs. universalist critical judgement.
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Women, culture, and development.
Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford Univ. Press, ©1995
(DLC) 94042602
(OCoLC)31607149
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Martha Craven Nussbaum; Jonathan Glover; World Institute for Development Economics Research.
ISBN: 9780191521751 0191521752 0198289170 9780198289173 0198289642 9780198289647
OCLC Number: 344100139
Notes: "A study prepared for the World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER) of the United Nations University."
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 481 pages).
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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