Maitreyee March 2012 – Innovation, Technology and Design

HDCA (2012). Innovation, Technology & Design. Special issue of Maitreyee, the e-bulletin of the HDCA (March 2012).

Theme: Innovation, Technology & Design

Table of contents

  • Introduction: ‘The Capability Approach and Innovation/Technology/Design’ (Ilse Oosterlaken)


  • Development as the Freedom to Use Information; Why Do Informational Capabilities Matter? (Bjorn-Soren Gigler)
  • Majoritreyee’s Question – Human Capabilities and Innovation (Rafael Ziegler)

In the practice

  • ICT for Human and Sector Development: Reflections from Practice (Saskia Harmsen)
  • Making the Capability Approach Accessible to Designers – Report of an On-going Exploration (Annemarie Mink, Vikram Parmar and Prabhu Kandachar)
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