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Amartya Sen"s capability approach and social justice in education

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sen, Amartya Kumar.,
  • Educational sociology.,
  • Education -- Economic aspects.,
  • Learning ability.,
  • Social justice.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [255]-263) and index.

    Statementedited by Melanie Walker and Elaine Unterhalter.
    ContributionsWalker, Melanie., Unterhalter, Elaine.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLC191 .A56 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 275 p. :
    Number of Pages275
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21599216M
    ISBN 101403975043
    ISBN 109781403975041
    LC Control Number2007060032

    The capability approach to social justice construes a person's well-being in terms of the substantive freedoms people have reason to value beyond mere utility or access to resources. In this book John Alexander engages with the rapidly growing body of literature on the capability approach in economics, inequality and poverty measurement, and development studies, paying particular attention to. Palgrave is a registered trademark in the European Union and other countries. ISBN ISBN Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Amartya Sen’s capability approach and social justice in education / Melanie Walker and Elaine Unterhalter (editors.) p. cm. Includes bibliographical references and.

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Contributors hail from the UK, USA, Australia, Italy and Mexico. Amartya Sen's Capability Approach and Social Justice in Education MELANIE WALKER is Professor of Higher Education and Director of Research in the School of Education at the University. The capability approach (also referred to as the capabilities approach) is an economic theory conceived in the s as an alternative approach to welfare economics.

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This article examines the underexplored relationship between Amartya Sen's ‘capability approach’ to human well‐being and education. Two roles which education might play in relation to the development of capacities are given particular attention: (i) the enhancement of capacities and opportunities and (ii) the development of judgement in relation to the appropriate exercise of capacities.

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Deprez and Sandra S. Butler Part III Taking the Capability Approach Forward in Education 12 Conclusion: Capabilities, Social Justice, and Education Elaine Unterhalter and Melanie Walker Bibliography Index viii.

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The book looks particularly at questions concerning the education of children, gender equality, and higher education. Contributors hail from the UK, USA, Australia, Italy and : 1 Amartya Sen, The Idea of Justice 6 (Penguin Book Ltd.,) 2 V.R.

Krishna Iyer, Social Justice – Sunset or Sun dawn 28 (Eastern Book Co., Lucknow ). 3 David L. Sills (ed.,) VIII International Encyclopaedia of the Social Sciences (The Macmillan Co., NY, ). 4 Ibid. This compelling book introduces Nobel laureate, Amartya Sen's, capability approach, and explores its significance for theory, policy and practice in education.

The capability approach has attracted attention across disciplinary boundaries in recent years contributing to debates in economics, political philosophy, health and social s: 1. Nussbaum, Martha () ‘ Capabilities as Fundamental Entitlements: Sen and Social Justice.’ Feminist Economics, 9 (2/3): 33– O'Neill, Onora () Autonomy and Trust in Bioethics.

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The book looks particularly at questions concerning the education of children, gender equality, and higher education.

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Amartya Sen's Capability approach lays emphasis on human lives and not just on the resources of the people. Capability Approach argues for policy design and social evaluation, therefore it is concerned with what individuals are efficiently able to do, based on their capacities.It is, for this reason, Amartya Sen develops a capability approach as a unique tool for evaluating issues like poverty, well beings, development, justice, equality, etc.

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This introductory article is concerned with how the capability approach might be used in educational settings and thinking about educational inequalities.

The key idea of the capability approach is that social .