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

Author: Stephen L Esquith; Fred Gifford
Publisher: University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, ©2010.
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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  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen L Esquith; Fred Gifford
ISBN: 9780271036618 0271036613
OCLC Number: 934073481
Description: viii, 206 p. ; 24 cm
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
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