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Capabilities, gender, equality : towards fundamental entitlements

Author: Flavio Comim; Martha C Nussbaum
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this book, several authors provide reflections on the capabilities approach and, specifically, Martha C. Nussbaum's contributions to issues of gender, equality and political liberalism. Moreover, the authors tackle a broad range of development issues, including those of religion, ecological and environmental justice, social justice, child care, disability and poverty.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Flavio Comim; Martha C Nussbaum
ISBN: 9781107015692 1107015693
OCLC Number: 904157047
Notes: fig. : tab. : notes : ref. : index.
Description: xii, 470p. ; 23.5 cm.
Contents: Introduction; Part I The capabilities approach; 1 Perfectionist liberalism and political liberalism*; Two types of liberalism; Berlin's pluralism, Raz'spluralism; Larmore, Rawls: reasonable disagreement, political liberalism; Rawls: reasonable citizens, reasonable comprehensive doctrines; The case for political liberalism; Political liberalism: an example; 2 Rawlsian social-contract theory and the severely disabled*; An issue needing to be addressed; Distributive justice guided by the ideal of reciprocity. Alternative principles of justice extended to cover disabilityVersions of the initial choice situation corresponding to the alternative principles; The First Fundamental Comparison: the simple Rawlsian view vs. mixed views; The Second Fundamental Comparison: the simple Nussbaumian view vs. mixed views; The Third Fundamental Comparison: (NPG) v. (NC); Alternative interpretations of the ICS corresponding to each set of principles; The philosophically favored ICS for extending principles to disabilities issues; Concluding reflections. 3 Logos, pathos and ethos in Martha C. Nussbaum'scapabilities approach to human development*Introduction: elements in an approach to human development; Diverse stages in practical discourse require diverse methods; Mapping Nussbaum'scapabilities approach; The evolution of Nussbaum'scapabilities approach since the early 1990s; General orientation and elements of Sen's and Nussbaum'scapability approaches; Concepts of capability; The proposed list of priority capabilities; Roles and methods; Roles more broadly.; Methods, in relation to purposes. Nussbaum and ethics methodology: of stories and emotionsSympathy and commitment, compassion and mercy; Ethical insights from thick-textured humanist narratives; Caveats: ethos, compassion, building a research movement; Range of sources; Rhetorical strategy, tact and tactics; Concluding remarks; References; 4 Building capabilities: a new paradigm for human development; How do we recognise other human beings?; Locations for valuable public policies; The redesign of public spaces; Caring for children'smoral education; Transforming the workplace; Art for human capabilities. Policies for a new human development approachThe redesign of public space; Caring for children'smoral education; Transforming the workplace; Art for human capabilities; Conclusion; References; 5 Capabilities or functionings? Anatomy of a debate*; Introduction; Arneson'scritique; Nussbaum'srejoinder; Should we respect choices?; How to respect preferences; The equivalence approach; A different role for capabilities; Conclusion; References; 6 From humans to all of life: Nussbaum'stransformation of dignity*; Nussbaum'soutlook; Dignity'srelation to justice; What has happened to empathy?
Responsibility: ed by Flavio Comim and Martha C. Nussbaum.

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