Women, culture, and development a study of human capabilities

This volume combines philosophical inquiry with economic concerns regarding women's equality in the developing world. Adopting Amartya Sen's capability framework, international contributors tackle issues of cultural relativism vs. cultural imperialism and local tradition vs. universalist c...

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Main Author: Nussbaum, Martha Craven
Corporate Author: World Institute for Development Economics Research
Other Authors: Glover, Jonathan
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Clarendon 1995, 1995
Series:WIDER studies in development economics / WIDER studies in development economics
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This volume combines philosophical inquiry with economic concerns regarding women's equality in the developing world. Adopting Amartya Sen's capability framework, international contributors tackle issues of cultural relativism vs. cultural imperialism and local tradition vs. universalist critical judgement
Physical Description:xi, 481 p.
ISBN:9780191596698