Creating capabilities : the human development approach

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 eac...

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Main Author: Nussbaum, Martha C. 1947-
Language:English
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Summary: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.
Physical Description:xii, 237 pages ; 22 cm
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-230) and index.
Published: Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2011.
ISBN:9780674050549 (alk. paper)
0674050541 (alk. paper)

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