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Amartya Sen's Inequality Re-Examined

Klein, Elise

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Amartya Sen’s Inequality Re-Examined is a seminal text setting out a theory to evaluate social arrangements and inequality. By asking the question, ‘equality of what’?, Sen shows that (in)equality should be assessed as human freedom; for people to have the ability to pursue and achieve goals they value or have reason to value. The text lays out the fundamental ideas to Amartya Sen’s Capability Approach. This approach is celebrated in diverse academic disciplines because of its specific...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Book
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/205920
DOI: 10.4324/9781912284856

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