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Measuring Justice Primary Goods and Capabilities

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ISBN-10: 0521711479

ISBN-13: 9780521711470

Edition: 2010

Authors: Harry Brighouse, Ingrid Robeyns

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List price: $49.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 1/28/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 268
Size: 6.10" wide x 8.94" long x 0.55" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Ingrid Robeyns is Professor of Practical Philosophy at the Erasmus University Rotterdam. She was co-editor for Amartya Sen's Work and Ideas: A Gender Perspective (2005).

List of contributors
Acknowledgments
Introduction: Social primary goods and capabilities as metrics of justice
Theory
A critique of the capability approach
Equal opportunity, unequal capability
Justifying the capabilities approach to justice
Two cheers for capabilities
Applications
Capabilities, opportunity, and health
What metric of justice for disabled people? Capability and disability
Primary goods, capabilities, and children
Education for primary goods or for capabilities?
Gender and the metric of justice
Concluding Essay
The place of capability in a theory of justice
Index