publication . Thesis . 2008

Constructing a justice model based on Sen's capability approach

Yüksel, Sevgi; Yuksel, Sevgi;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2008
  • Country: Yemen
Abstract
The thesis provides a possible justice model based on Sen's capability approach. For this goal, we first analyze the general structure of a theory of justice, identifying the main variables and issues. Furthermore, based on Sen (2006) and Kolm (1998), we look at 'transcendental' and 'comparative' approaches to justice and concentrate on the sufficiency condition for the comparative approach. Then, taking Rawls' theory of justice as a starting point, we present how Sen's capability approach emerges as a justice model in light of its criticisms against Rawls. Analyzing the capability approach, we show that it satisfies the sufficiency condition of the comparative ...
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free text keywords: HB Economic Theory
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