Sen's capability approach and Nussbaum's capabilities ethic

@article{Gasper1997SensCA,
  title={Sen's capability approach and Nussbaum's capabilities ethic},
  author={D. Gasper},
  journal={Journal of International Development},
  year={1997},
  volume={9},
  pages={281-302}
}
  • D. Gasper
  • Published 1997
  • Sociology
  • Journal of International Development
The paper assesses Sen's more abstract version of capabilities theory, Nussbaum's more substantive Aristotelian version and attempts to apply such conceptions to women's lives. Sen's capability approach is a helpful intervention in the discourses of mainstream Western welfare economics and moral philosophy. To influence these, it retains some of their assumptions, and appears limited by its conceptions of the person and of agency. In both areas Nussbaum goes deeper, but her emphatically… Expand
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