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The Capability Approach and the Praxis of Development

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Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen has shifted the welfare foundations of economic theory by assessing human well-being in terms of 'freedoms'. This has led to a new paradigm in development economics: development is about expanding the freedoms that people have reason to choose and value. Individual agency, expressed through political participation, is central to promoting these f ...more
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published May 14th 2006 by Palgrave Macmillan (first published January 27th 2006)
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