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Commodities and capabilities

Amartya Kumar Sen

Commodities and capabilities

by Amartya Kumar Sen

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Published by North-Holland, Sole distributors for the U.S.A. and Canada, Elsevier Science Pub. Co. in Amsterdam, New York, New York, N.Y., U.S.A .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Welfare economics

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAmartya Sen.
    SeriesProfessor Dr. P. Hennipman lectures in economics ;, v. 7
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHB99.3 .S454 1985
    The Physical Object
    Pagination130 p. :
    Number of Pages130
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2534658M
    ISBN 100444877304
    LC Control Number85015416

    INTRODUCTION. The capability approach is one of Amartya Sen's most significant contributions to philosophy and the social sciences. His writings on the capability approach are not only of theoretical interest on their own, but also provide concepts used in his work on social choice, freedoms, and development (see the chapters by Alkire, Pettit, and Roberts in this volume).Cited by: value of commodities produced per capita) and still be very poor in the achieved quality of human fife. South Africa, with five or six times the GNP per capita of Sri Lanka or China, has a much lower longevity rate, and the same applies in different ways to Brazil, Mexico, Oman, and indeed to many other countries not included in this table.

    Commodities and Capabilities presents a set of inter-related theses concerning the foundations of welfare economics, and in particular about the assessment of personal well-being and advantage. The argument presented focuses on the capability to function, i.e. what a person can do or can be,/5(14). The capability approach (also referred to as the capabilities approach) is an economic theory conceived in the s as an alternative approach to welfare economics. In this approach, Amartya Sen and Martha Nussbaum bring together a range of ideas that were previously excluded from (or inadequately formulated in) traditional approaches to the economics of welfare.

    Commodities and Capabilities (1st ed.). New York, NY: North-Holland Sole distributors for the U.S.A. and Canada, Elsevier Science Publishing Co. ISBN Reprinted as: Sen, Amartya (). Commodities and Capabilities (2nd ed.). Delhi New York: Oxford University Press. ISBN Reviewed in The Economic mater: University of Calcutta (BA), Trinity College, . Author(s): Sen, Amartya. Abstract: Commodities and Capabilities presents a set of inter-related theses concerning the foundations of welfare economics, and in particular about the assessment of personal well-being and advantage. The argument presented focuses on the capability to function, i.e. what a person can do or can be, questioning in the process the more standard emphasis on.


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