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Choosing Dimensions: The Capability Approach and Multidimensional Poverty

  • Sabina Alkire
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Abstract

There can be substantial debates on the particular functionings that should be included in the list of important achievements and the corresponding capabilities. This valuational issue is inescapable in an evaluative exercise of this kind, and one of the main merits of the approach is the need to address these judgmental questions in an explicit way, rather than hiding them in some implicit framework.2

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Poverty Reduction United Nations Development Programme Participatory Process Capability Approach Poverty Measure 
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