This article discusses recent literature on global poverty and economic development, focussing on Brooke Ackerly, Political Theory and Feminist Social Criticism (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000); Martha C. Nussbaum, Women and Human Development: The Capabilities Approach (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000); and Amartya Sen, Development as Freedom (New York: Knopf, 1999). I am very grateful to Pranap Bardhan, Samuel Bowles, Alberto Diaz-Cayeros, Joshua Cohen, Gerald Cohen, Lynn Eden, Jane Mansbridge, John Roemer, Philippe van Parijs, Robert van der Veen, Debra Satz, Hillel Steiner, Myra Strober, Cass Sunstein, and the Editors of Philosophy & Public Affairs for their helpful comments on an earlier draft of this article.
Poverty, Well-Being, and Gender: What Counts, Who's Heard?
Article first published online: 11 JAN 2005
Philosophy & Public Affairs
Volume 31, Issue 3, pages 280–316, July 2003
How to Cite
OKIN, S. M. (2003), Poverty, Well-Being, and Gender: What Counts, Who's Heard?. Philosophy & Public Affairs, 31: 280–316. doi: 10.1111/j.1088-4963.2003.00280.x
- Issue published online: 11 JAN 2005
- Article first published online: 11 JAN 2005