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Creating capabilities : the human development approach

Martha C. Nussbaum (Author)
This is a primer on the "Capabilities Approach," Nussbaum's innovative model for assessing human progress. She argues that much humanitarian policy today violates basic human values; instead, she offers a unique means of redirecting government and development policy toward helping each of us lead a full and creative life
Print Book, English, 2011
The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 2011
xii, 237 pages ; 22 cm
9780674050549, 9780674061200, 9780674072350, 0674050541, 0674061209, 0674072359
A woman seeking justice
The central capabilities
A necessary counter-theory
Fundamental entitlements
Cultural diversity
The nation and global justice
Philosophical influences
Capabilities and contemporary issues