Transforming unjust structures : the capability approach. /
Contributor(s): Nebel, Mathias (ed.) | Sagovsky, Nicholas (ed.)Series: vol. 19Publisher: Dordrecht, The Netherlands Springer 2006Description: 200 pISBN: 1402044313; 9781402044311Subject(s): Economic Development Cross-cultural Studies | Capabilities approach (Social sciences) | Sociology | Welfare Economics | Philosophy | Social Justice | Women | Politics | Ethics | Case Studies | Sen, Amartya | EconomicsDDC classification: 330.1556 TRA
Includes bibliographical references and index. Contents: Introduction. Transforming unjust structures : the capability approach / Severine Deneulin, Mathias Nebel and Nicholas Sagovsky -- Part I The capability approach : theoretical discussion. Chapter 1 Capabilities and rights / Paul Ricoeur -- Chapter 2. "Necessary thickening" : Ricoeur's ethic of justice as a complement to Sen's capability approach / Severine Deneulin -- Chapter 3. Structural injustice and democratic practice : the trajectory in Sen's writings / Sabina Alkire -- Chapter 4. "Capable individuals" and just institutions : Sen and Rawls / Nicholas Sagovsky -- Chapter 5. Justice for women : Martha Nussbaum and Catholic social justice teaching / Lisa Sowle Cahill -- Part II Transforming unjust structures : five case studies. Chapter 6. Narrative capability : telling stories in the search for justice / Teresa Godwin Phelps -- Chapter 7. Promoting capability for work : the role of local actors / Jean-Michel Bonvin and Nicholas Farvaque -- Chapter 8. Enhancing students' capabilities? : UK higher education and the widening participation agenda / Michael Watts and David Bridges -- Chapter 9. Enter the poor : American welfare reform, solidarity the capability of human flourishing / Vincent D. Rougeau -- Chapter 10. "Patent injustice" : applying Sen's capability approach to biotechnologies / Julie Clague.