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Economic Growth with Social Justice: Collected Writings of Mahbub ul Haq

Khadija Haq


The book traces the evolution of Mahbub ul Haq’s thinking on development, and highlights its impact on global, regional and national policy debates, and relevance to today’s headline events. It situates the origins and significance (both in affecting academic and policy debates) of Haq’s development philosophy focusing on social justice. The introduction to the volume explains Haq’s reasons for moving away from growth-only philosophy to growth with distribution. The four parts of the book show Haq’s contributions to the larger development debate from the 1960s to the 1990s, including on issues ... More

Keywords: Evolution, development, development philosophy, social justice, growth with distribution, global governance, sustainable development, gender equality, political reality

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Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780199474684
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2018 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780199474684.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Khadija Haq, editor
President, Mahbub ul Haq Human Development Centre, Lahore, Pakistan

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