SEN'S CAPABILITY APPROACH AND GENDER INEQUALITY: SELECTING RELEVANT CAPABILITIES

This paper investigates how Amartya Sen's capability approach can be applied to conceptualize and assess gender inequality in Western societies. I first argue against the endorsement of a definitive list of capabilities and instead defend a procedural approach to the selection of capabilities b...

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Volume: 9
Main Author: Robeyns, Ingrid
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: ABINGDON Taylor & Francis 01.01.2003
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published in: Feminist economics Vol. 9; no. 2-3; pp. 61 - 92
Data of publication: 1/1/2003
ISSN: 1354-5701
1466-4372
EISSN: 1466-4372
Discipline: Women's Studies
Economics
Series: Feminist Economics
Subjects:
MEN
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
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