Amartya Sen's Capability Approach and Social Justice in by Melanie Walker, Elaine Unterhalter

By Melanie Walker, Elaine Unterhalter

This compelling e-book introduces Nobel laureate Amartya Sen's potential method and explores its importance for thought, coverage and perform in schooling. The e-book seems to be fairly at questions about the schooling of kids, gender equality, and better schooling. members hail from the united kingdom, united states, Australia, Italy and Mexico.

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At the same time, moreover, we are looking at enabling conditions whose exercise is particularly, albeit not solely, important in childhood, since, as Nussbaum notices, “exercising a functioning in childhood is frequently necessary to produce a mature adult capability” (2000, p. 90). 6 Bailey suggests that a considerable part of education, and especially much of the elementary one, must of necessity be instrumental, not in the sense of serving specifically prescribed purposes beyond . . education, but rather in the sense of making the more substantive objectives of such an education attainable.

2002. What rights (if any) do children have? In The moral and political status of children, edited by A. Archard and C. Macleod. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Brighouse, Harry, and Adam Swift. 2003. Defending liberalism in education theory. Journal of Education Policy 18:355–373. Comim, Flavio. 2003. Capability dynamics: The importance of time to capability assessments. Paper read at the Third International Conference on the Capability Approach, September, University of Pavia, Italy. Dreze, Jean, and Amartya Sen.

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