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Capabilities, power, and institutions : toward a more critical development ethics

Author: Stephen L Esquith
Publisher: University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State Univ. Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A collection of essays that extend, criticize, and reformulate the capability approach to human development, originally formulated by Amartya Sen and Martha Nussbaum, in order to better understand the importance of power, especially institutional power"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen L Esquith
ISBN: 9780271036618 0271036613
OCLC Number: 705576956
Notes: "A collection of essays that extend, criticize, and reformulate the capability approach to human development, originally formulated by Amartya Sen and Martha Nussbaum, in order to better understand the importance of power, especially institutional power"--Provided by publisher.
Description: VIII, 206 Seiten
Contents: ContentsAcknowledgmentsIntroduction: Institutions and UrgencyStephen L. Esquith1. Instrumental Freedoms and Human CapabilitiesSabina Alkire2. The Missing Squirm Factor in Amartya Sen's Capability ApproachA. Allan Schmid3. Institutions, Inequality, and Well-Being: Distributive Determinants of Capabilities RealizationDaniel Little4. Development Ethics Through the Lenses of Caring, Gender, and Human SecurityDes Gasper and Thanh-Dam Truong5. A Methodologically Pragmatist Approach to Development EthicsAsuncion Lera St. Clair6. Social Development, Capabilities, and the Contradictions of (Capitalist) DevelopmentShelley Feldman7. The Struggle for Local Autonomy in a Multiethnic Society: Constructing Alternatives with Indigenous EpistemologiesDavid Barkin8. Capabilities, Consequentialism, and Critical ConsciousnessPaul B. Thompson9. Development and Globalization: The Ethical ChallengesNigel DowerContributorsIndex
Responsibility: ed. by Stephen L. Esquith and Fred Gifford.

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