An Introduction to the Human Development and Capability Approach
by Severine Deneulin, Lila Shahani
Publisher: Earthscan Publications Ltd. 2009
Number of pages: 377
This book offers an introduction to the human development and capability approach. Case studies from around the world are used to illustrate concepts and highlight the relevance of the human development and capability approach for addressing today’s development challenges.
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by Peter Narvaez - Utah State University Press
The studies in this book examine specific interactions of text and social context (wakes, festivals, disasters) that shape and generate laughter. Uniquely, however, the essays here peruse a remarkable paradox -- the convergence of death and humor.
- LSE Public Policy Group
This Handbook opens the door to researchers achieving a more focused approach to their research. It provides sound advice and guidance on how to ensure that your work achieves its maximum visibility with both academic and external audiences.
by Marcus Pivato - Trent University
An introduction to social choice theory, which uses mathematics to study the strengths/weaknesses of voting systems, arbitration schemes, and other methods of group decision making. Lots of pictures, requires only basic linear algebra.
by Robert Hanneman - Sage Publications, Inc
The book re-orients the way many social scientists build and work with theories, and it will prove of value to all practicing social science theorists. The author advocates computer simulation models to allow the formulation of more dynamic theories.