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Wellbeing, Freedom and Social Justice: The Capability Approach Re-Examined

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Wellbeing, Freedom and Social Justice: The Capability Approach Re-Examined
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Publisher: Open Book Publishers
ISBN-13: 9781783744237
Number of pages: 268

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How do we evaluate ambiguous concepts such as wellbeing, freedom, and social justice? How do we develop policies that offer everyone the best chance to achieve what they want from life? The capability approach, a theoretical framework pioneered by the philosopher and economist Amartya Sen in the 1980s, has become an increasingly influential way to think about these issues.

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