Children And The Capability Approach

Hardcover | November 15, 2011

EditorMario Biggeri, Jerome Ballet, Flavio Comim

not yet rated|write a review
Exploring a wide variety of case studies and developmental issues from a capability perspective, this book is an original contribution to both development and children's studies that raises a strong case forplacing children's issues at the core of human development.

Pricing and Purchase Info

$143.00

In stock online
Ships free on orders over $25

From the Publisher

Exploring a wide variety of case studies and developmental issues from a capability perspective, this book is an original contribution to both development and children's studies that raises a strong case forplacing children's issues at the core of human development.

MARIO BIGGERI is Associate Professor in Development Economics at the University of Florence, Italy, and Director of the Masters in Advanced Development Economics. He is a Fellow of the Human Development Capability Association (HDCA) and co-ordinator of the thematic group on 'children's capabilities'. JÉRÔME BALLET is Researcher at t...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:392 pages, 9.13 × 5.66 × 1.12 inPublished:November 15, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230284817

ISBN - 13:9780230284814

Customer Reviews of Children And The Capability Approach

Reviews

Extra Content

Table of Contents

List of Tables
List of Figures
Acknowledgements
Preface
PART I: INTRODUCTION AND THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVES ON CHILDREN AND THE CAPABILITY APPROACH
Introduction: Theoretical Foundations and the Book's Roadmap; F.Comim, J.Ballet, M.Biggeri& V.Iervese
Children's Agency and the Capability Approach: A Conceptual Framework; J.Ballet, M.Biggeri& F.Comim
Child Poverty as Capability Deprivation: How to Choose Domains of Child Well-Being and Poverty; M.Biggeri &S.Mehrotra 
PART II: UNDERSTANDING CHILDREN'S CAPABILITIES: METHODS AND CASE STUDIES
From Valuing to Evaluating: Tools and Procedures to Operationalize the Capability Approach; M.Biggeri & R.Libanora 
Street Children in Kampala and NGOs' Action: Understanding Capabilities Deprivation and Expansion; R.Anich, M.Biggeri, R.Libanora & S.Mariani
Sen's Capability Approach: Children and Well-Being Explored through the use of Photography; A.Kellock & R.Lawthom 
Child Agency and Identity: The Case of Peruvian Children in a Transitional Situation; M.Horna Padrón & J.Ballet
Microfinance, Street Children and the Capability Approach: Is Microfinance an Appropriate Tool to Address the Street Children Issue?; B.Serrokh
'Good for Children?' Local Understandings versus Universal Prescriptions: Evidence from Three Ethiopian Communities; L.Camfield &Y.Tafere
Children's Capabilities and Family Characteristics in Italy: Measuring Imagination and Play; T.Addabbo &M.Di Tommaso
PART III: POLICY IMPLICATIONS
Re-Thinking Children's Disabilities Through the Capability Lens: A Framework for Analysis and Policy Implications; J.Trani, P.Bakhshi & M.Biggeri
Re-Thinking Access to Education Through the Capability Approach: The Case of Street Children; J.Ballet, A.Bhukuth & K.Radja
Re-Examining Children's Economic and Non-Economic Activities using the Capability Approach; M.Biggeri, A.Bhukuth & J.Ballet 
Children's Capabilities: Toward a Framework for Evaluating the Built Environment; J.Uhm, F.Lewis,& T.Banerjee
PART IV: CONCLUSIONS
Developing Children's Capabilities: The Role of Emotions and Parenting Style; F.Comim
Final Remarks and Conclusions: The Promotion of Children's Active Participation; M.Biggeri, F.Comim &J.Ballet