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Amartya sen's work and ideas: a gender perspective / edited by Bina Agarwal, Jane Humpries and Ingrid Robeyns
Agarwal, Bina (ed.) ; Humpries, Jane (coed.) ; Robeyns, Ingrid (coed.) ;
London : Routledge Taylor & Francis Group , 2005
Clasificación: 330.082 / A4
Bibliotecas: San Cristóbal
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SIBE San Cristóbal
ECO010019238 (Disponible)
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This unique volume is the first to examine Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen's ideas through the lens of gender. His humanitarian approach to economics has been crucial to the development of several aspects of feminist economics and gender analysis. This book outlines the range and usefulness of his work for gender analysis while also exploring some of its silences and implicit assumptions. The result is a collection of groundbreaking and insightful essays which cover major topics in Sen's work, such as the capability approach, justice, freedom, social choice, agency, missing women and development and well-being. Perspectives have been drawn from both developing and developed countries, with most of the authors applying Sen's concepts to cultural, geographic and historical contexts which differ from his original applications. Significant highlights include a wide-ranging conversation between the book's editors and Sen on many aspects of his work, and an essay by Sen himself on why he is disinclined to provide a definitive list of capabilities. These essays were previously published in Feminist Economics.

Índice

Amartya Sen: A Biographical Note
Exploring the Challenges of Amartya Sen’s Work and Ideas: An Introduction
Articles
1. Gender and the Foundations of Social Choice: The Role of Situated Agency
2. Capabilities as Fundamental Entitlements: Sen and Social Justice
3. Sen’s Capability Approach and Gender Inequality: Selecting Relevant Capabilities
4. Intra-household Inequality: A Challenge for the Capability Approach?
5. Development as Empowerment
6. Development as Freedom – and What Else?
7. Globalization and Women’s Paid Work: Expanding Freedom?
8. Slavery, Freedom, and Sen
9. Does Contraception Benefit Women? Structure, Agency and Well-Being in Rural Mexico
10. Sen, Ethics and Democracy
11. "Missing Women": Revisiting the Debate
12. The Human Development Paradigm: Operationalizing Sen’s Ideas on Capabilities
13. Continuing the Conversation
14. Capabilities, Lists, and Public Reason: Continuing the Conversation
Notes on Contributors
Index