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Breaking the poverty cycle : the human basis for sustainable development

Author: Susan Pick; Jenna Sirkin
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Pick; Jenna Sirkin
OCLC Number: 670040783
Description: 1 online resource (xxix, 298 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Preface Acknowledgements Chapter 1. IntroductionThe Capability Approach and its Implications for DevelopmentPsychology as Related to DevelopmentThe Foundation of the Framework: Personal Agency and Intrinsic EmpowermentThe Framework for Enabling Empowerment (FrEE)Considerations for Development of ProgramsSummary of the ChaptersSection I: Setting the SceneChapter 2. Socio-cultural Norms as Impediments to Individual and Social Change: The Case of Mexico The Pressure to Conform in Mexico Examples of Prevailing Mexican Socio-Cultural NormsPolitical Culture Norms as Psychological Barriers to Change Conclusions: Overcoming Psychological Barriers Chapter 3. Testimonies Silvia and Lorena Felipe, Luisa and Carmen Susana ConclusionsChapter 4. The Framework for Enabling Empowerment. Foundations of the Framework: Access to Choice and Behavior Change.Personal AgencyExtrinsic and Intrinsic Empowerment The Framework for Enabling Empowerment ConclusionsSection II: Sustainable Human DevelopmentChapter 5. Development as Enhancing Capabilities The Historical Context of Development EconomicsThe Capability Approach Conclusions Chapter 6. The Elements of FrEE: Enhancing Opportunities and Reducing Barriers to Development by Addressing Situational Demands Attitudes and Intentions as Concepts Focusing on Behaviors Beliefs, Action and the Need for KnowledgeGoing Beyond Knowledge: Skills and Competencies Life Skills in IMIFAP ProgramsConclusions: From the antecedents of choice to actual expansion of freedoms .Chapter 7. Behaviors as Choice Behavior Change as an OutcomeConsequences of Behavior Change: Extension of Impact to the Person Frame of FrEE Consequences of Changes in the Person: Extension of Impact to the Context Frame of FrEEA Note on Behavior Change ConclusionsChapter 8. Context Educational Context Economic ContextGovernment ContextHealth ContextConclusions Section III: Development StrategiesChapter 9. Strategy for Program Development and Implementation Stages of Program Development and ImplementationConclusions Chapter 10. Conclusion A Psychological ApproachAppendix Program: 'I want to, I can prevent pregnancies' Program: 'I want to, I can prevent violence' Program: 'I want to, I can integral human development' Program: 'I want to, I can learn to be dad and mom' Program: 'I want to, I can care for my health and exercise my rights' Program: 'I want to, I can start my own business'Program: 'Comprehensive Community Development' Further acknowledgementsGlossary
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