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A Very Brief Approximation to What Is the Capability Approach of Amartya Sen?

Dorian Fernando León Tamayo and Jose Luis Moreno

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Abstract: The capability approach developed by Sen represents a proposal for the evaluation of individual well-being and social development centered on people and away - but not exclusive- of materiality. In the present article describes the capability approach developed by Sen and examines the importance for the evaluation of human development.

Keywords: capability approach; Sen's capability approach; functioning; Amartya Sen (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: I31 I32 D63 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
New Economics Papers: this item is included in nep-cta, nep-hap, nep-his and nep-hpe
Date: 2017
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