CAPABILITIES AS FUNDAMENTAL ENTITLEMENTS: SEN AND SOCIAL JUSTICE

@article{Nussbaum2003CAPABILITIESAF,
  title={CAPABILITIES AS FUNDAMENTAL ENTITLEMENTS: SEN AND SOCIAL JUSTICE},
  author={M. Nussbaum},
  journal={Feminist Economics},
  year={2003},
  volume={9},
  pages={33 - 59}
}
  • M. Nussbaum
  • Published 2003
  • Sociology
  • Feminist Economics
  • Amartya Sen has made a major contribution to the theory of social justice, and of gender justice, by arguing that capabilities are the relevant space of comparison when justice-related issues are considered. This article supports Sen's idea, arguing that capabilities supply guidance superior to that of utility and resources (the view's familiar opponents), but also to that of the social contract tradition, and at least some accounts of human rights. But I argue that capabilities can help us to… CONTINUE READING
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