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The Work and Ideas of Amartya Sen: A Gender Perspective

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Examines Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen's ideas through the lens of gender. His humanitarian approach to economics has been crucial to the development of several aspects of feminist economics and gender analysis. This book outlines the range and usefulness of his work for gender analysis while also exploring some of its silences and implicit assumptions. The result is a collection of groundbreaking and insightful essays which cover major topics in Sen's work, such as the capability approach, jus...

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Publisher:
Routledge
Place of publication:
London; New York
Publication date:
2005-01-01
Language:
English
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uuid:acb727fb-91cf-4489-be8e-58cbc01345c9
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oai:economics.ouls.ox.ac.uk:15324
Deposit date:
2012-01-27

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