By 0,Bina Agarwal,Jane Humphries,Ingrid Robeyns

This particular quantity is the 1st to check Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen's principles during the lens of gender. His humanitarian method of economics has been the most important to the advance of numerous features of feminist economics and gender research. This ebook outlines the variety and usability of his paintings for gender research whereas additionally exploring a few of its silences and implicit assumptions.

The result's a set of groundbreaking and insightful essays which disguise significant issues in Sen's paintings, corresponding to the aptitude strategy, justice, freedom, social selection, organization, lacking ladies and improvement and health and wellbeing. views were drawn from either constructing and constructed international locations, with many of the authors using Sen's techniques to cultural, geographic and historic contexts which range from his unique applications.

Significant highlights contain a wide-ranging dialog among the book's editors and Sen on many elements of his paintings, and an essay through Sen himself on why he's disinclined to supply a definitive record of capabilities.

These essays have been formerly released in Feminist Economics.

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