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Assessing Philosophical Approaches to Combating International Poverty
This paper will examine several philosophical approaches to poverty, and attempt to find the one among them that will be most effective in the fight against international poverty. The four major approaches that will be ...
International Measurements of Womens Poverty and Capability Approach
This paper attempts to evaluate international poverty measurements using the capability approach developed by Nobel Prize winning economist and philosopher Amartya Sen. Capabilities measurements of poverty are better suited ...
Taking Your Religion to Court: Exploring the Conflict Between the Capacity of the Individual to Fully Function Within the Family and the Capacity of the Religious Group to Define Itself
In light of the tension between the individual’s rights to equal treatment and to the protections of the civil law and the group’s right to determine its rules of life, Professor Shachar concludes that it is possible for ...