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Human Development &
Capability Association

Multi-Disciplinary and People-Centred

Why join the HDCA?

Wondering if you should join the HDCA? Perhaps these personal stories from HDCA members will help you decide.

Registered HDCA site user versus full HDCA member

There are 3 levels of access to the HDCA website:

  • Browse the website as a visitor - not able to download publications or access member information
  • Become a subscribed user to the site - free, with limited access to publications
  • Become a full member of the HDCA - pay a nominal membership fee and have full access to publications and member listings, as well as other member benefits (such as a subscription to the Journal of Human Development & Capabilities)

The table below summarizes the benefits available at each level.
(This table is still a draft / under construction and not complete or final)

Benefit typeVisitorRegistered
HDCA member
Browse the siteyesyesyes
Free online access as well as print subscription to the Journal of Human Development and Capabilitiesyes
Discount on HDCA's Routledge Human Development and Capability Debates Seriesyes
Watch video recordings of conference keynote lectures and thematic group webinarsyesyes
Join the mailing list of a thematic groupyesyes
Add events to the siteyes
Add news to the siteyes
Add job posts / funding opportunities to the siteyes
Access full HDCA conference papersyes
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