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Capabilities and Social Justice

by John Alexander

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  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Ashgate Pub Co .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Liberalism & centre democratic ideologies,
  • Political science & theory,
  • Social & political philosophy,
  • General,
  • Political Science,
  • Distributive justice,
  • Social choice,
  • Social justice,
  • Politics/International Relations

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages190
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10853117M
    ISBN 100754661873
    ISBN 109780754661870

    Keywords: capabilities approach, social justice, women’s development, cross-cultural norms, human rights, human dignity, human capabilities, liberalism Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Get this from a library! Capabilities and social justice: the political philosophy of Amartya Sen and Martha Nussbaum. [John M Alexander] -- This treatise on human capabilites and justice develops a systematic philosophical study of capability, focusing particularly on those claims and characteristics which can provide justification for.

    Capabilities as Fundamental Entitlements: Sen and Social Justice Martha C. Nussbaum The University of Chicago1 Draft I. The Capabilities Approach and Social Justice Throughout his career, Amartya Sen has been preoccupied with questions of social justice. Inequalities between women and men have been especially important in his thinking, and the.   Liberal theories of justice are disinclined to focus on health because, as John Rawls purports in his book, A theory of justice, natural goods like health are not included as social values or social primary goods (eg, “liberty and opportunity, income and wealth and the bases of self-respect”) that are “things that every rational man is.

    This chapter reviews the conceptual advantages of “capabilities theory” to environmental valuation and policy justification. It presents the “capability approach” of Amartya Sen and the “capabilities approach” of Martha Nussbaum as providing both a theory of human well-being and a theory of social justice that is relevant to the value and distribution of environmental Author: Breena Holland. Chapter 12 Conclusion: Capabilities, Social Justice, and Education Overall attention for this book and its chapters Altmetric Badge. Mentioned by twitter 1 tweeter. Citations dimensions_citation Dimensions. Readers on mendeley Mendeley. What is this page?


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Capabilities and Social Justice by John Alexander Download PDF EPUB FB2

The capability approach to social justice construes a person's well-being in terms of the substantive freedoms people value. John Alexander engages with the rapidly growing body of literature on the capability approach in economics, inequality, poverty measurement and development studies/5.

Capabilities and Social Justice: The Political Philosophy of Amartya Sen and Martha Nussbaum - Kindle edition by Alexander, John M. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Capabilities and Social Justice: The Political Philosophy of Amartya Sen and Cited by: The capability approach to social justice construes a person's well-being in terms of the substantive freedoms people have reason to value beyond mere utility or access to resources.

In this book John Alexander engages with the rapidly growing body of literature on Capabilities and Social Justice book capability approach in economics, inequality and poverty measurement, and development studies. The capability approach to social justice construes a person's well-being in terms of the substantive freedoms people value.

John Alexander engages with the rapidly growing body of literature on the capability approach in economics, inequality, poverty measurement and development by:   The capability approach to social justice construes a person's well-being in terms of the substantive freedoms people value.

John Alexander engages with the rapidly growing body of literature on the capability approach in economics, inequality, poverty measurement and development studies/5(17). Capabilities, Gender, Equality; Social justice and Nussbaum’s concept of the person* Capabilities, Gender, Equality.

Capabilities, Gender, Equality Towards Fundamental Entitlements. Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this book to your organisation's collection. Capabilities, Gender, Equality. Edited by Flavio Comim Author: John M.

Alexander. Capabilities Equality book. Basic Issues and Problems. Capabilities Equality. DOI link for Capabilities Equality. Capabilities Equality book. and of social justice more generally, if we are willing to make claims about fundamental entitlements that are to some extent independent of the preferences that people happen to have, preferences.

The book is essential reading for social justice and wellbeing scholars and practitioners. Robeyns importantly points to the fact that many of the conceptual controversies of the past two decades have been largely resolved, and that the Capability Approach can now be used, inter alia, to study ways in which the welfare state, under pressure at present, can best be arranged.

This book complements these discussions by considering the potential of the approach for work in education, showing how the capability approach challenges some of the key assumptions of human capital theory and how it can provide substance for policy and practice in education concerned with social justice.

The book looks particularly at. The article, The Capabilities Perspective: A Framework for Social Justice, explored the concept of social justice as defined in the social work field by exploring two theoretical perspectives: distributive justice and capabilities perspective. Morris () states that “social Justice can be thought of as the fair distribution of society’s benefits and.

The capability approach to social justice construes a person's well-being in terms of the substantive freedoms people have reason to value beyond mere utility or access to resources. In this book John Alexander engages with the rapidly growing body of literature on the capability approach in economics, inequality and poverty measurement, and Author: John M.

Alexander. This compelling book introduces Nobel laureate Amartya Sen's capability approach and explores its significance for theory, policy and practice in education. The book looks particularly at questions concerning the education of children, gender equality, and higher education.

Contributors hail from the UK, USA, Australia, Italy and Mexico. This book provides an original and comprehensive account that will appeal to scholars of the capability approach, new readers looking for an interdisciplinary introduction, and those interested in theories of justice, human rights, basic needs, and /5(1).

Justice, Capabilities, and Vulnerabilities; Functioning and Capability: The Foundations of Sen's and Nussbaum's Development Ethic, Part 2 Both social justice and libertarian accounts of justice depict human beings as pursuing their individual (p) ‘good’ in doing what they prefer, Safari Books Online.

The capability approach to social justice construes a person's well-being in terms of the substantive freedoms people have reason to value beyond mere utility or access to resources. In this book John Alexander engages with the rapidly growing body of literature on the capability approach in economics, inequality and poverty measurement, and.

Capabilities and Social Justice Martha Nussbaum University of Chicago Women in much of the world lack support for fundamental func-tions of a human life. Unequal social and political circumstances give women unequal human capabilities. This paper critiques other approaches to these inequalities and offers a version of the capabilities approach.

AmartyaSen,capabilities,justice,gender,humanrights,socialcontract I. THE CAPABLITIES APPROACH AND SOCIAL JUSTICE1 Throughout his career, Amartya Sen has been preoccupied with questions of social justice. Inequalities between women and men have been especially important in his thinking, and the achievement of gender justice in society.

Capabilities-Based Transformative Online Learning Pedagogy for Social Justice: /ch This chapter presents pedagogical approaches for online learning with a focus on pedagogies that support interaction and active learning amongst diverseAuthor: Lydia Sophia Mbati. Social justice is generally defined as the fair and equi- table distribution of power, resources, and obligations in society to all people, regardless of race or ethnicity.

Community psychology has long been concerned with social justice. However, deployments of this term are often vague and undertheorized. To address this weakness in the field's knowledge body we explored John Rawls's theory of social justice and Amartya Sen's economic theory of the capabilities approach and evaluated each for its applicability to.

Martha Nussbaum, "Women’s Capabilities and Social Justice," in Gender Justice, Development, and Rights, Maxine Molyneux & Shahra Razavi eds. (Oxford University Press, ). Additional Note Because of the large quantity of her publications and contractual issues, Professor Nussbaum has posted citations in Chicago Unbound, rather than by: This book complements these discussions by considering the potential of the approach for work in education, showing how the capability approach challenges some of the key assumptions of human capital theory and how it can provide substance for policy and practice in education concerned with social justice.

The book looks particularly at 5/5(1). Capabilities as fundamental entitlements: Sen and Social Justice. This essay by Martha Nussbaum () looks at Amartya Sen’s theory of social justice and the importance of capability.

Ms Nussbaun’s argues that capabilities must be defined. Amartya Sen is well known for his work on social justice and especially the achievement of gender.