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Advancing human development theory and practice

Author: Frances Stewart; Gustav Ranis; Emma Samman
Publisher: Oxford Oxford University Press 2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Human Development is a prime goal of many development strategies. This book explains what Human Development is, and how it emerged from previous development methods. By exploring developments over  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frances Stewart; Gustav Ranis; Emma Samman
ISBN: 9780198794455 0198794452
OCLC Number: 1050078691
Description: 291 p.
Contents: 1: The evolution of development thought: from growth to Human Development2: Should happiness or Human Development be the main development objective?3: The relationship between Human Development and economic growth4: Success and failure in Human Development, 1980-20145: Successful transition towards a virtuous cycle of Human Development and economic growth: country studies6: Human Development: beyond the HDI7: Capabilities and Human Development: beyond the individual - the critical role of social institutions and social capabilities8: The politics of progress in Human Development9: Achievements, challenges and the way forward
Responsibility: Frances Stewart; Gustav Ranis; Emma Samman.

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