Amartya Sen's Capability Approach and Social Justice in Education
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Amartya Sen's Capability Approach and Social Justice in Education by Melanie Walker
Book DescriptionThis compelling book introduces Nobel laureate Amartya Sen's capability approach and explores its significance for theory, policy and practice in education. The book looks particularly at questions concerning the education of children, gender equality, and higher education. Contributors hail from the UK, USA, Australia, Italy and Mexico.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781403975041
(216mm x 140mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Publish Date: 10-Aug-2007
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Melanie Walker
Amartya Sen's Capability Approach and Social Justice in Education, Paperback (August 2010)
This compelling book introduces Nobel laureate, Amartya Sen's, capability approach, and explores its significance for theory, policy and practice in education. The book particularly looks at questions concerning the education of children, gender equality, and higher education. Contributors hail from the UK, USA, Australia, Italy and Mexico.
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Author Biography - Melanie Walker
MELANIE WALKER is Professor of Higher Education and Director of Research in the School of Education at the University of Nottingham, UK and Extraordinary Professor at the University of the Western Cape, South Africa. She is director of a PhD program in Higher Education, and contributes to teaching on the MA in Higher Education and the Professional Doctorate. Her teaching and research interests focus on human development and global higher education policy; professional education, graduate capabilities, and university contributions to poverty reduction; and pedagogies and social justice. She is co-editor of the Journal of Human Development and Capabilities. Her recent books include Higher Education Pedagogies: a Capabilities Approach (2006); and The Routledge Doctoral Supervisor's Companion and The Routledge Doctoral Student's Companion, both edited with Pat Thomson (2010). ELAINE UNTERHALTER contributes to teaching on post graduate courses in education and international development at the Institute of Education in London, UK. She specializes in gender, education, and development and is currently leading two research projects with this focus: one funded by the ESRC and one by ActionAid. She has extensive experience editing collections of papers and journals. Her most recent edited collection is Oxfam's Beyond Access: Transforming Policy and Practice for Gender Equality in Education (with Sheila Aikman, 2005). She is one of the co-editors of the journal Theory and Research in Education.
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