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By 0,Bina Agarwal,Jane Humphries,Ingrid Robeyns

This detailed quantity is the 1st to ascertain Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen's principles during the lens of gender. His humanitarian method of economics has been the most important to the improvement of numerous features of feminist economics and gender research. This e-book outlines the diversity 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 themes in Sen's paintings, equivalent to the potential method, justice, freedom, social selection, company, lacking girls and improvement and healthiness. views were drawn from either constructing and constructed nations, with lots of the authors utilising Sen's ideas to cultural, geographic and old contexts which range from his unique applications.

Significant highlights comprise a wide-ranging dialog among the book's editors and Sen on many elements of his paintings, and an essay by way of 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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