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Capabilité Et Capacité Dans Le Développement : Repenser La Question Du Sujet Dans L'Œuvre D'Amartya Sen

  • Jérôme Ballet
  • François-Régis Mahieu

The capability approach proposed by A. SEN constitutes a real change in the poverty analysis. It influenced considerably development indicators. However, the question who really is the subject behind this approach is at stake. In this paper we defend the idea that the conception of the person used by SEN is relatively standard. It is then problematic because his approach is not only comprehensive but also normative. His analyse finally conducts to a moral weakness.

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Volume (Year): n° 198 (2009)
Issue (Month): 2 ()
Pages: 303-316

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