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Creating capabilities : the human development approach

Author: Martha Craven Nussbaum
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Publication:Rights, Action, and Social Responsibility
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This is a primer on the "Capabilities Approach," Nussbaum's innovative model for assessing human progress. She argues that much humanitarian policy today violates basic human values; instead, she offers a unique means of redirecting government and development policy toward helping each of us lead a full and creative life.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Nussbaum, Martha Craven, 1947-
Creating capabilities.
Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2011
(DLC) 2010044834
(OCoLC)676725360
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Martha Craven Nussbaum
ISBN: 9780674061200 0674061209
OCLC Number: 753976782
Language Note: In English.
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 237 pages)
Contents: A woman seeking justice --
The central capabilities --
A necessary counter-theory --
Fundamental entitlements --
Cultural diversity --
The nation and global justice --
Philosophical influences --
Capabilities and contemporary issues.
Responsibility: Martha C. Nussbaum.
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