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Capability Association

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  1. Conference- Absolute Poverty in Europe

    …poverty (malnutrition, physical and mental illness, stigma, isolation, etc.). We encourage papers from scholars with backgrounds in the humanities or the social sciences, as well as from practitioners. Furthermore, we particularly welcome papers approaching the normative and political implications of absolute poverty in Europe and its alleviation. There also will be a special stream on the practice of poverty alleviation in Europe together with t…

  2. OPEN ACCESS BOOK: Low-Income Students, Human Development and Higher Education in South Africa: Opportunities, obstacles and outcomes

    …anie Walker, Monica McLean, Mikateko Mathebula & Patience Mukwambo This book explores learning outcomes for low-income rural and township youth at five South African universities. The book is framed as a contribution to southern and Africa-centred scholarship, adapting Amartya Sen’s capability approach and a framework of key concepts: capabilities, functionings, context, conversion factors, pover

  3. Call for Papers: Workshop on Gender and Poverty

    …rty research and measurement; gender and the socio-spatiality of poverty (e.g. rural, urban). The workshop will run over two days and each speaker will be given a slot of 75 minutes (about 25 minutes for presentation and 50 minutes for discussion). Draft papers are shared in advance and speakers can focus on the key points of their papers in the oral presentation. Selected papers will be published a volume on the workshop topic in the Springer Boo…


    …é Salado (UES) Eduardo Gómez (UES) Humberto Astiazarán (CIAD). Costos de recuperación para publicación de memoria: -Ponentes: $1,000.00 pesos o su equivalente en dólares (una vez aceptada la propuesta). Considerar un cargo extra de aproximadamente US $20 U.S. dólares cuando la transferencia se realiza desde Estados Unidos. MAYORES INFORMES Comité de Organización Interinstitucional Contacto: Francisco Antonio Pérez Reyes, El Colegio de la Frontera…

  5. Webinar “Now I want to use it to learn more’: using mobile phones to further the educational rights of the girl child in Kenya”

    …y Green is an Honorary Research Associate at Royal Holloway, University of London who is passionate about the potential for women and girls to harness technology for self- empowerment and advancement. You can learn more about her and her work at Participants must register to participate in this webinar. To register, visit: Details on how to participate will be sent to you a few days before the webinar. For an…

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