An Introduction to the Human Development and Capability Approach
by Severine Deneulin, Lila Shahani
Publisher: Earthscan Publications Ltd. 2009
Number of pages: 377
This book offers an introduction to the human development and capability approach. Case studies from around the world are used to illustrate concepts and highlight the relevance of the human development and capability approach for addressing today’s development challenges.
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by Marcus Pivato - Trent University
An introduction to social choice theory, which uses mathematics to study the strengths/weaknesses of voting systems, arbitration schemes, and other methods of group decision making. Lots of pictures, requires only basic linear algebra.
- National Academies Press
In exploring the occurrence of violence, researchers have recognized the tendency for violent acts to cluster, to spread from place to place, and to mutate from one type to another. Violent acts are often preceded or followed by other violent acts.
by Robert Hanneman - Sage Publications, Inc
The book re-orients the way many social scientists build and work with theories, and it will prove of value to all practicing social science theorists. The author advocates computer simulation models to allow the formulation of more dynamic theories.
- LSE Public Policy Group
This Handbook opens the door to researchers achieving a more focused approach to their research. It provides sound advice and guidance on how to ensure that your work achieves its maximum visibility with both academic and external audiences.