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TitleCapabilities, power, and institutions : Toward a more critical development ethics
Author edited by Stephen L. Esquith and Fred Gifford
Imprint University Park, PA : The Pennsylvania State University Press, 2010
Descript viii, 206p. ; 24 cm


Introduction: institutions and urgency. -- Instrumental freedoms and human capabilites. -- The missing squirm factor in Amartya Sen's capability approach. -- Institutions, inequality, and well-being: distributive determinants of capabilities realization. -- Development ethics through the lens of caring, gender, and human security. -- A methodologically Pragmatist approach to development ethics. -- Social development, capabilities, and the contradictions of (Capitalist) development. -- The struggle for local autonomy in a multiethnic society: constructing alternatives with indigenous epistemologies. -- Capabilities, consequentialism, and critical consciousness. -- Development and globalization: the ethical challenges.

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