Freedom, Reason, and More: feminist economics and human development.

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  • Author(s): Nelson, Julie
  • Source:
    Journal of Human Development. Nov2004, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p309-333. 25p.
  • Document Type:
    Article
  • Additional Information
    • Subject Terms:
    • Author-Supplied Keywords:
      Capability
      Cultural development
      Economics
      Feminism
      Freedom
      Gender
      Philosophy
    • Abstract:
      Researchers sensitive to issues of gender have made substantial contributions to the literature on economic and cultural development. Discussion of how feminist analysis might affect the definition of development goals, in a broader philosophical sense, has, however, been less advanced. This essays seeks to further this discussion, taking as its starting point the economist and philosopher Amartya Sen's influential insights about 'development as freedom' and the role of reason. It argues that these important insights need to be complemented by (not supplanted by) additional insights into affiliation and emotion. People deeply desire connection, continuity, and a sense of place, as well as freedom, and use their hearts as well as their minds to guide their actions. Cultural neglect of the human need for affiliation and capacity for emotion may help explain why economic outcomes continue to be characterized by extreme global disparity. [ABSTRACT FROM AUTHOR]
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    • ISSN:
      1464-9888
    • Accession Number:
      10.1080/1464988042000277224
    • Accession Number:
      15269343
  • Citations
    • ABNT:
      NELSON, J. Freedom, Reason, and More: feminist economics and human development. Journal of Human Development, [s. l.], v. 5, n. 3, p. 309–333, 2004. DOI 10.1080/1464988042000277224. Disponível em: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=hch&AN=15269343. Acesso em: 26 nov. 2020.
    • AMA:
      Nelson J. Freedom, Reason, and More: feminist economics and human development. Journal of Human Development. 2004;5(3):309-333. doi:10.1080/1464988042000277224
    • APA:
      Nelson, J. (2004). Freedom, Reason, and More: feminist economics and human development. Journal of Human Development, 5(3), 309–333. https://doi.org/10.1080/1464988042000277224
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Nelson, Julie. 2004. “Freedom, Reason, and More: Feminist Economics and Human Development.” Journal of Human Development 5 (3): 309–33. doi:10.1080/1464988042000277224.
    • Harvard:
      Nelson, J. (2004) ‘Freedom, Reason, and More: feminist economics and human development’, Journal of Human Development, 5(3), pp. 309–333. doi: 10.1080/1464988042000277224.
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Nelson, J 2004, ‘Freedom, Reason, and More: feminist economics and human development’, Journal of Human Development, vol. 5, no. 3, pp. 309–333, viewed 26 November 2020, .
    • MLA:
      Nelson, Julie. “Freedom, Reason, and More: Feminist Economics and Human Development.” Journal of Human Development, vol. 5, no. 3, Nov. 2004, pp. 309–333. EBSCOhost, doi:10.1080/1464988042000277224.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Nelson, Julie. “Freedom, Reason, and More: Feminist Economics and Human Development.” Journal of Human Development 5, no. 3 (November 2004): 309–33. doi:10.1080/1464988042000277224.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Nelson J. Freedom, Reason, and More: feminist economics and human development. Journal of Human Development [Internet]. 2004 Nov [cited 2020 Nov 26];5(3):309–33. Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=hch&AN=15269343