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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. 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

  3. JHDC Call for Papers – Special Issue on Participatory Research

    …arch interventions as a way of potentially transforming individuals, groups, communities and societies through raising critical consciousness, promoting social change, introducing political and social issues to the public sphere, and even stimulating a social movement at large, but more importantly, contributing to epistemic freedoms and hence epistemic justice in the long run. Such practices and engagement require a dialectal and dialogical proce…

  4. 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…

  5. Book on “The Capability Approach and Sustainability”

    …chmayer and Ortrud Leßmann has been adapted and the article on “Human Development and Sustainability” written by Eric Neumayer has been added to complete coverage of recent works on the topic. For more information, see: http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415712538/ Please get in touch with the editors o.lessmann@hsu-hh.de or felix.rauschmayer@ufz.de for discount or if you would like to review the book….

  6. 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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