Ethics of Global Development: Agency, Capability, and Deliberative Democracy

Ethics of Global Development: Agency, Capability, and Deliberative Democracy

by David A. Crocker
     
 

An analysis and evaluation of Amartya Sen's 'capability approach' to development ethics.See more details below

Overview

An analysis and evaluation of Amartya Sen's 'capability approach' to development ethics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521117388
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
07/13/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)

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Meet the Author

David A. Crocker is Senior Research Scholar at the Institute for Philosophy and Public Policy and the School of Public Policy at the University of Maryland. He is an officer of the Human Development and Capability Association, and was founder and a former president of the International Development Ethics Association (IDEA).

Table of Contents

List of figures; Preface; Acknowledgements; 1. Introduction; Part I. Development Ethics: 2. Agreements, controversies and challenges; 3. Ethics and development theory-practice; Part II. The Capability Approach: Ethical Foundations: 4. Critique of alternatives; 5. Agency, functioning and capability; 6. Evaluating capabilities an functionings; Part III. Strengthening and Applying the Capability Approach: 7. Agency, responsibility and consumption; 8. Hunger, capability and agency-oriented development; Part IV. Deliberative Democracy, Participation and Globalization: 9. The capability approach and deliberative democracy; 10. Deliberative participation and local development; 11. Development ethics, democracy and globalization; Index of names; Index of subjects.

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