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Jämställdhet och utveckling : en analys av huvudbudskapen i World Bank Report - ”Gender Equality and Develompent 2012”

Gamre, Line LU (2013) MRSK30 20131
Human Rights Studies
Abstract
The aim of this study is to investigate the World Bank Development Report from a perspective of human capabilities. Of interest is to understand the meanings of the deve- lopment issues stated in the report, and how they affect individuals living in development countries. In this way, the complexity of the problems can be illustrated. The purpose of this paper is to use Martha Nussbaum’s theory about capabilities to answer the questions; What meaning can the problems of the WDR 2012 in a perspective of capabilities? And; What meaning does the term "development" have in the report com- pared to Martha Nussbaum's perspective of capabilities?

Various methods were used to analyze the World Bank Development Report. Comparative method was... (More)
The aim of this study is to investigate the World Bank Development Report from a perspective of human capabilities. Of interest is to understand the meanings of the deve- lopment issues stated in the report, and how they affect individuals living in development countries. In this way, the complexity of the problems can be illustrated. The purpose of this paper is to use Martha Nussbaum’s theory about capabilities to answer the questions; What meaning can the problems of the WDR 2012 in a perspective of capabilities? And; What meaning does the term "development" have in the report com- pared to Martha Nussbaum's perspective of capabilities?

Various methods were used to analyze the World Bank Development Report. Comparative method was used to compare the bank’s main messages with Nussbaum’s theory, in addition to Sylvia Chant’s feminist perspective on households. To elaborate on the content of the primary material, an idea- and ideology-analysis was used. (Less)
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author
Gamre, Line LU
supervisor
organization
course
MRSK30 20131
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
Martha Nussbaum, Capabilities, Gender Equality, Development, Household, Feminism, Human rights, Mänskliga rättigheter
language
Swedish
id
3803248
date added to LUP
2013-07-18 13:59:43
date last changed
2014-09-04 08:27:43
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  abstract     = {The aim of this study is to investigate the World Bank Development Report from a perspective of human capabilities. Of interest is to understand the meanings of the deve- lopment issues stated in the report, and how they affect individuals living in development countries. In this way, the complexity of the problems can be illustrated. The purpose of this paper is to use Martha Nussbaum’s theory about capabilities to answer the questions; What meaning can the problems of the WDR 2012 in a perspective of capabilities? And; What meaning does the term "development" have in the report com- pared to Martha Nussbaum's perspective of capabilities?

Various methods were used to analyze the World Bank Development Report. Comparative method was used to compare the bank’s main messages with Nussbaum’s theory, in addition to Sylvia Chant’s feminist perspective on households. To elaborate on the content of the primary material, an idea- and ideology-analysis was used.},
  author       = {Gamre, Line},
  keyword      = {Martha Nussbaum,Capabilities,Gender Equality,Development,Household,Feminism,Human rights,Mänskliga rättigheter},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Jämställdhet och utveckling : en analys av huvudbudskapen i World Bank Report - ”Gender Equality and Develompent 2012”},
  year         = {2013},
}