Essays about: "Martha Nussbaum"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 21 essays containing the words Martha Nussbaum.

  1. 1. CAPABILITIES INSIDE FOUR WALLS : A qualitative field study on the capabilities and freedoms for women in a developing context challenging the approach of Amartya Sen

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Olivia Jakobsson; Talvin Kaur Logani; [2019]
    Keywords : Amartya Sen; Martha Nussbaum; Feminism; Power; Capabilities; India; Women;

    Abstract : The ‘’capability approach’’, developed by the Indian economist Amartya Sen, has been widely used in the field of development and has contributed a perception of development that is different from the traditional understanding of it. Despite this, the theory has received a great amount of feminist critique and it has been concluded that the field lacks empirical data on how women in developing countries can be fully understood from the approach of Sen. READ MORE

  2. 2. Matter of justification : A study on how Human Rights NGOs interpret, prioritize and justify human rights

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Amanda Lindestreng; [2018]
    Keywords : Human Rights NGOs; Rainer Forst; Justification of human rights; Interpretation; Martha Nussbaum; Prioritization; Michael Ignatieff;

    Abstract : The emergence of Human Rights NGOs continue to influence the practice of human rights domestically and internationally. In connection with this development, as scrutinizers of human rights and human rights violations, the Human Rights NGOs must in turn be scrutinized. READ MORE

  3. 3. Världens första jämställda fredsavtal? : en kvalitativ innehållsanalys av det colombianska fredsavtalets potential att förbättra kvinnors situation utifrån Nussbaums kapacitetsteori

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Mänskliga rättigheter

    Author : Julia Svanström; [2017]
    Keywords : fredsavtal; 2016; colombia; FARC; övergångsrättvisa; kvinnors rättigheter; kvinnligt fredsbyggande; martha c. nussbaum; kapacitetsteorin; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : I november 2016 signerades ett historiskt fredsavtal mellan FARC-gerillan och Colombias regering som markerar en väg mot en fredlig lösning på den 50 år långa väpnade konflikten. Fredsavtalet är början på en ny epok av kvinnligt fredsbyggande, med mycket fokus på jämlikhet och ökat kvinnligt inflytande riktar avtalet särskilt mycket insatser för att stärka kvinnors position i Colombia. READ MORE

  4. 4. Towards a Coherent Sustainability Ethics : A study on the meaning and moral underpinnings in Sustainability and their relation to consequential and deontological perspectives

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Elizabeth Bushby; [2017]
    Keywords : Sustainability; ethics; Nussbaum; Singer; climate change; environment; social justice; development; intergenerational justice; distributive justice; utilitarianism; deontology; capabilities approach; ecology; global ethics;

    Abstract : The idea of writing this essay begun as an attempt to enter into the current discussion about the theory and ethics of sustainability. The essay aims to compare the meaning of sustainability with two ethical theories that are currently used in developmental and environmental issues, namely the theories of Martha Nussbaum and Peter Singer, and see how coherent these theories are with the concept of sustainability. READ MORE

  5. 5. Can Gender Make a Difference? : A Minor Field Study on the Street-Connected Children in The Gambia.

    University essay from Växjö universitet/Institutionen för samhällsvetenskap; Växjö universitet/Institutionen för samhällsvetenskap

    Author : To Ly Pham; Ina Byström; [2016]
    Keywords : street-connected children; street-connected boys; street-connected girls; gender; livelihoods; Martha Nussbaum; Capability Theory of Justice; Ten Central Human Capabilities; The Gambia.;

    Abstract : Many studies have been carried out throughout the world on how street-connected children relate to the streets, but not enough of these studies are seen through a gender perspective. Hence, the general conception of street-connected children is in some manner still mainstreamed, which casts an image claiming all children in the same category. READ MORE