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New book 'Capabilities, Gender, Equality' by Dr Flavio Comin

last modified Sep 29, 2014 12:07 PM

Dr Flavio Comin and Professor Martha Nussbaum are the co-authors of Capabilities, Gender, Equality. Towards Fundamental Entitlements, Cambridge University Press, 2014.


In this thought-provoking book, a range of authors provide unique reflections on the capabilities approach and, specifically, Martha C. Nussbaum's contributions to issues of gender, equality and political liberalism. Moreover, the authors tackle a broad range of development issues, including those of religion, ecological and environmental justice, social justice, child care, disability and poverty. This is the first book to examine Nussbaum's work in political philosophy in such depth, bringing together a group of distinguished experts with diverse disciplinary perspectives. It also features a unique contribution from Nussbaum herself, in which she offers reactions to the discussion and her latest thoughts on the capabilities approach. Capabilities, Gender, Equality will interest a wide range of readers and policy-makers interested in new human development policies. (Source CUP)


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