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Creating Capabilities

The Human Development Approach

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$20.00 • £17.95 • €18.95

ISBN 9780674072350

Publication Date: 05/13/2013


256 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

Belknap Press


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  • Preface
  • 1. A Woman Seeking Justice
  • 2. The Central Capabilities
  • 3. A Necessary Counter-Theory
  • 4. Fundamental Entitlements
  • 5. Cultural Diversity
  • 6. The Nation and Global Justice
  • 7. Philosophical Influences
  • 8. Capabilities and Contemporary Issues
  • Conclusion
  • Postscript
  • Appendix A: Heckman on Capabilities
  • Appendix B: Sen on Well-Being and Agency
  • Chapter Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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