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Human Development &
Capability Association

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  1. Conference Ethics of Economic Institutions

    and business ethics. He is the author of numerous books, including Morality, Competition and the Firm, published by Oxford University Press in fall 2014, as well as the bestselling Filthy Lucre: Economics for People who Hate Capitalism. Miriam Ronzoni is a Senior Lecturer in Political Theory at Manchester and a member of MANCEPT. She has worked on the justification of constructivism as well as on issues of global justice and the relationship betwe…

  2. IDEA Conference: Marginalized Peoples, Human Rights, and Development Ethics


    …e conference will explore the ethical dimensions of international, national, and community development by and for marginalized populations, with an emphasis on human rights and democratic participation. The concept of marginalization recognizes the myriad ways in which individuals and groups might be economically, socially, or politically excluded, and the developmental, democratic, health, and ethical consequences of that exclusion. Presentations…

  3. Conference Proposals Due March 1: Marginalized Peoples, Human Rights, and Development Ethics


    …e conference will explore the ethical dimensions of international, national, and community development by and for marginalized populations, with an emphasis on human rights and democratic participation. The concept of marginalization recognizes the myriad ways in which individuals and groups might be economically, socially, or politically excluded, and the developmental, democratic, health, and ethical consequences of that exclusion. Presentations…

  4. EXTENDED DEADLINE: VII Conference of the Latin American and Caribbean Association for Human Development and the Capabilities Approach (ALCADECA)

    …e Universidad de las Américas Puebla (UDLAP), located in San Andrés Cholula, Puebla, Mexico. Previous editions of the conference have taken place in Mexico City, Mexico (2006); Montevideo, Uruguay (2008); Porto Alegre, Brazil (2010); Lomas de Zamora, Argentina (2012); Lima, Peru (2014); Montevideo, Uruguay (2016). The main theme of the conference is examining the contribution of the capability and human development approach in procuring public pol…

  5. Extensión de Fecha Límite: VII CONFERENCIA ALCADECA

    …una visión de desarrollo que pone en el centro a la persona y su bienestar, así como el uso de indicadores multidimensionales para evaluar las realidades sociales de la región, y para diseñar y monitorear políticas públicas. Sin embargo, a pesar de estos avances en materia política, los resultados de la mayoría de los países en términos de desarrollo humano siguen siendo poco alentadores. Tanto la pobreza como la desigualdad han mostrado ser resi…

  6. Call for Book Chapters – “Youth, Gender and Capabilities”

    …open until the 15th of October. Please click here to download further information. Contact: Aurora Lopez-Fogues, Researcher at the Institute of Innovation, INGENIO (CSIC-UPV), Spain, aulofo@gmail.com Firdevs Melis Cin, Assistant Professor, Istanbul Commerce University, Turkey, meliscin@gmail.com

  7. New Book: “The Creation of the Human Development Approach”

    By Tadashi Hirai, Project Researcher in the University of Tokyo, Japan, and a supervisor specializing in the human development approach and the human development index at the University of Cambridge, UK. Summary This book examines the main reasons and challenges for the success of the human development approach both in theory and practice as an alternative to the economic growth model. Unlike the preceding research which has typically been either…

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