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Examining Sen's capability approach to development as guiding theory for development policy

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The purpose of this dissertation is to examine to what extent Sen's freedom-centred view of development, with its existing theoretical foundations, offers sufficient theoretical insights for guiding development policies towards the enhancement of human freedoms.

The theoretical part of the dissertation focuses on the three foundational building stones of Sen's freedom-centred view of development. First, the capability approach sets the evaluation space of development in the capabil...

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St. Antony's College (University of Oxford)
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Social Sciences Division
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Publication date:
2004
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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English
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2014-04-01

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