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 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.
- National Academies Press
This book presents the fundamental factors driving the ageing of the U.S. population, as well as its societal implications and likely long-term macroeconomic effects. It offers four practical approaches for adapting to the new economic landscape.
by W. B. V. Kandasamy, F. Smarandache, K. Amal - InfoLearnQuest
This book introduces the concept of fuzzy super matrices. The author has provided only those operations that are essential for developing super fuzzy multi expert models. Useful to social scientists who wish to work with multi expert models.
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.