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Capabilities, Freedom, and Equality: Amartya Sen's Work from a Gender…

by Bina Agarwal

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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0195692373, Paperback)

This unique volume is the first to examine Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen's ideas through the lens of gender. Renowned for his humanitarian approach to economics, his contributions have been crucial to the development of several aspects of feminsit economics and gender analysis. this book outlines the range and usefulness of his work from a gender perspective while also exploring some of its silences and implict assumptions.



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Amartya Sen: A Biographical Note Foreword: Diana Strassmann Credits Introduction Exploring the Challenges of Amartya Sen's Work and Ideas: An Introduction Part I: Amartya Sen's Work and Ideas: A Discussion Gender and the Foundations of Social Choice Capabilities as Fundamental Entitlemenst Sen's Capability Approach and Gender Inequality Intra-household Inequality: A Challenge for the Capability Appraoch Development as Empowerment Development as Freedom-and as What Else? Globalization and Women's Paid Work Slavery, Freedom and Sen Sen, Ethics, and Democracy Does Contraception Benefit Women? Structure, Agency, and Well-Being in Rural Mexico 'Missing Women': Revisiting the Debate The Human Development Paradigm Continuing the Conversation Capabilities, Lists, and Public Reason: Continuing the Conversation Part II: Amartya Sen's Selected Writings The Possibility fo Social Choice Gender Inequality and Theories of Justice Development as Capability Expansion Gender and Cooperative Conflicts Development as Freedom: Introduction: Development as Freedom Chapter 1: The Perspective of Freedom Contributors Index

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