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Capability Association

Agency, Well-Being and Justice

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  1. 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…

  2. JUST PUBLISHED! The Cambridge Handbook of the Capability Approach

    …nced research in a wide range of disciplines, including development studies, economics, gender studies, political science and political philosophy. Publisher:Cambridge University Press Online publication date:November 2020 Print publication year:2020 Online ISBN:9781316335741 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781316335741 More information: https://www.cambridge.org/core/books/cambridge-handbook-of-the-capability-approach/831162C770220FB7D9A9D06DB2F55A…

  3. 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…

  4. 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…

  5. 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 Goździak 2016; Hunner-Kreisel and Bohne 2016; Kanics et al. 2010). Secondly, children re…

  6. EXTENDED DEADLINE, REDUCED FEE FOR MASTER STUDENTS! “Energy Justice and the Capability Approach – Interdisciplinary Perspectives”

    12-13 SEPTEMBER 2018, MALMÖ, SWEDEN Extended deadline for Abstracts: 21 August Extended deadline for Registration: 27 August Recently, social scientists and philosophers have shown increased interest in questions of social, global and intergenerational justice related 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 env…

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