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Sen's capability approach and institutions

Author: Shankaran Nambiar
Publisher: New York : Nova Science Publishers, ©2010.
Series: Education in a competitive and globalizing world series.; Economic issues, problems and perspectives series.
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The capability approach acknowledges the role of institutions in limiting the capabilities of individuals, but does not analyse the institutional mechanisms involved. This book argues that the  Read more...

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Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Nambiar, Shankaran.
Sen's capability approach and institutions.
New York : Nova Science Publishers, ©2010
(OCoLC)606783585
Named Person: Amartya Sen; Amartya Sen
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Shankaran Nambiar
ISBN: 9781612093628 1612093620
OCLC Number: 704292927
Description: 1 online resource (183 pages).
Contents: SEN'S CAPABILITY APPROACH AND INSTITUTIONS ; SEN'S CAPABILITY APPROACH AND INSTITUTIONS ; CONTENTS; PREFACE ; INTRODUCTION ; 1.1. BACKGROUND ; 1.2. RESEARCH PROBLEM AND FOCUS ; 1.3. RESEARCH QUESTIONS ; 1.4. SOME METHODOLOGICAL ISSUES ; 1.5. CONTRIBUTIONS AND LIMITATIONS ; 1.6. CHAPTER FLOW ; DEFINING THE CAPABILITY APPROACH ; 2.1. INTRODUCTION ; 2.2. BEYOND WELFARE ECONOMICS ; 2.3. COMMODITIES, FUNCTIONINGS AND CAPABILITIES ; 2.4. WELL-BEING, ADVANTAGE AND CAPABILITIES ; 2.5. THE CAPABILITY APPROACH AS A FRAMEWORK OF THOUGHT ; 2.6. CONCLUSION ; INSTITUTIONS AND CAPABILITIES. 3.1. INTRODUCTION 3.2. DEFINITIONS OF INSTITUTIONS ; 3.3. TRANSACTION COST ECONOMICS AND INSTITUTIONS ; 3.4. THE EVOLUTIONARY APPROACH TO INSTITUTIONS ; 3.5. RULES, LEARNING AND THE CAPABILITY SITUATION ; 3.6. INSTITUTIONAL ISSUES IN THE CAPABILITY APPROACH ; 3.7. CONCLUSION ; CONTEXT, CAPABILITIES AND KNOWLEDGE ; 4.1. INTRODUCTION ; 4.2. ECONOMIC SPACE AND CAPABILITIES ; 4.3. ECONOMIC SYSTEMS ; 4.4. FORMS OF KNOWLEDGE: TACIT AND EXPLICIT ; 4.5. KNOWLEDGE AND THE CAPABILITY SITUATION ; 4.6. LEARNING AND THE CAPABILITY APPROACH ; 4.7. RULES, LEARNING AND THE CAPABILITY SITUATION. 4.8. CONCLUSION PATH DEPENDENCE, INSTITUTIONS AND PERSISTENT CONNECTIONS ; 5.1. INTRODUCTION ; 5.2. PATH DEPENDENCE ; 5.3.PATH DEPENDENCE AND THE CAPABILITY APPROACH ; 5.4. KNOWLEDGE AND PATH DEPENDENCE ; 5.5. RULES, ROUTINES AND PATH DEPENDENCE ; 5.6. CONCLUSION ; OVERCOMING PATH DEPENDENCE AND THE PURSUIT OF PURPOSEFUL CONNECTIONS ; 6.1. INTRODUCTION ; 6.2. LEARNING AND SELF-LOCATION ; 6.3. RATIONALE FOR PURPOSEFUL CONNECTIONS ; 6.4. CONNECTIONS AND EXTERNAL AGENTS ; 6.5. CONCLUSION ; SOCIAL EXCLUSION, PARTICIPATION AND CAPABILITIES; 7.1. INTRODUCTION ; 7.2. SOCIAL EXCLUSION: THE CONCEPT. 7.3. SOCIAL EXCLUSION AND CAPABILITIES 7.4. PROPOSING PARTICIPATION ; 7.5. CAPABILITY-IMPROVING PARTICIPATION ; 7.6. FRAMING PARTICIPATION AND CAPABILITIES WITHIN INSTITUTIONS ; 7.7. PARTICIPATION AND CAPABILITY IMPROVEMENT IN PRACTICE ; 7.8. CONCLUSION ; INSTITUTIONS AND THE CREATION OF CONNECTIONS TO IMPROVE CAPABILITIES ; 8.1. INTRODUCTION ; 8.2. MOTIVATION FOR THE CASE STUDIES ; 8.3. METHODOLOGY FOR CASE ANALYSES ; 8.4. SOCIAL MOBILISATION AND CAPABILITY IMPROVEMENT ; Nijera Kori ; CREDIT UNION MOVEMENT ; SPEECH ; 8.5. CREATING ACCESS TO BASIC SERVICES. Decentralised Education in Madhya Pradesh COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION IN SANITATION21 ; 8.6. REVIEWING THE CASES FROM AN INSTITUTIONAL PERSPECTIVE; 8.7. POLICY LESSONS ; 8.8. CONCLUSION ; CONCLUSION ; 9.1. METHODOLOGICAL STRENGTHS AND LIMITS ; 9.2. CREATING AN INSTITUTIONAL CONTEXT ; 9.3. AREAS FOR FURTHER RESEARCH ; BIBLIOGRAPHY ; INDEX.
Series Title: Education in a competitive and globalizing world series.; Economic issues, problems and perspectives series.
Responsibility: Shankaran Nambiar.

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