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Capability Association

Agency, Well-Being and Justice

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  1. Free Workshop – The Capabilities Approach & Law

    …ing high income countries. However, whilst prominent in development studies, economics, philosophy, and health sciences, amongst other disciplines, legal scholars have been tentative in exploring the utility of this theoretical framework, notwithstanding the significance of law’s potential role in social change agendas. Challenging law’s reticence, this workshop brings together an interdisciplinary group of scholars with the aim of assessing and e…

  2. Workshop: Advances in stochastic dominance for welfare analysis

    …ity of SD from inequality to social welfare, progressivity, vertical equity, poverty, horizontal equity, segregation, mobility, pro-poorness and polarization. The set of distributions of interest has also broadened; the focus now bridges both distributions of monetary indicators of welfare and multivariate distributions of quantitative and qualitative variables, with particular relevance to the study of developing countries. In spite of its releva…

  3. TERI University – BLISS School 2016 on Sustainable Consumption and Production Patterns

    …source Efficient Urban Habitats: Planning and Management for Infrastructure, Energy, and Waste Innovation and Technology for SCP: Cleaner and Safer Production, Sustainable Food Systems, Tourism, Lifestyles and Education Mainstreaming SCP through Stakeholder Engagement and Policy–making The sessions will also present case studies on leading SCP practices as well as showcase innovative policies promoting SCP both at the regional and national level….

  4. 2020 Disability Studies Conference – Auckland, NZ

    …s a key priority for many disability studies scholars, disability activists, allies and accomplices. This conference brings together theoretical, empirical and activist work on ableism, including (but not limited to) analyses of the circulation of ableist logics and practices in policy and institutional settings, explorations of ableist stereotypes and their influences on everyday living, and on-the-ground efforts to raise public consciousness and

  5. Ecological Economics conference

    …d environmental quality 3. Development, consumption and well-being 4. Power, politics, institutions and the reality of achieving change 5. New business models and understandings of human behaviour 6. Theory, methods and practice of ecological economics We would like to invite proposals for special sessions (deadline 15 October 2014) and abstracts (deadline 30 November 2014) relating to these topics. For more information and abstract submission see…

  6. CfP: Workshop “Children on the Move: Philosophy and Child Migration”

    …gap in the current research because of the particular nature and (political, moral, social, legal) status of children. This lacuna in philosophy is surprising for at least three reasons: Firstly, outside of philosophy the situation of child migration receives significant attention (for example: Sedmak, Sauer, and Gornik 2018; Sonnert and Holton 2010; Ensor and Goลบdziak 2016; Hunner-Kreisel and Bohne 2016; Kanics et al. 2010). Secondly, children re…

  7. EXTENDED DEADLINE, REDUCED FEE FOR MASTER STUDENTS! โ€œEnergy Justice and the Capability Approach โ€“ Interdisciplinary Perspectives”

    …d to energy production and consumption. Topics that have been discussed are, for example, questions about availability and affordability of energy and questions about the negative environmental impacts of energy production. The capability approach is today one of the most influential theoretical frameworks for analyzing issues of justice, and there have been a few attempts to employ it within the field of energy justice. The purpose of the confere…

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