Visions of Development: A Study of Human Values David Alexander Clark

ISBN: 9781840649826

Published: October 1st 2002

Hardcover

282 pages


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Visions of Development: A Study of Human Values  by  David Alexander Clark

Visions of Development: A Study of Human Values by David Alexander Clark
October 1st 2002 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | 282 pages | ISBN: 9781840649826 | 10.61 Mb

Focusing on the ethical aspects of economic development as perceived by ordinary poor people rather than on its more studied practical aspects, Clark (Van Hügel Institute, U. of Cambridge, UK) extends his doctoral research based on fieldwork in aMoreFocusing on the ethical aspects of economic development as perceived by ordinary poor people rather than on its more studied practical aspects, Clark (Van Hügel Institute, U. of Cambridge, UK) extends his doctoral research based on fieldwork in a South African rural village and new urban township.

He takes Nussbaum and Sens development ethics as his point of departure, arguing for viewing development in terms of human capability expansion. From major philosophical and social science conceptualizations, he derives a typology of values towards a theory of the good life and discusses its implications for a global development ethic. The study questionnaire and statistical tables are appended.

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