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Human Development in an Unequal World

K. Seeta Prabhu and Sandhya S. Iyer


This book is about the human development paradigm that is assuming renewed importance at a time when global dialogue is preoccupied with discussing pathways for achieving the 2030 agenda of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It deals with the knowledge of human development in an unequal world and examines a range of issues of contemporary relevance, such as social sectors, poverty, gender inequality, social exclusion, and sustainability. Arguments in favour of human freedoms and flourishing are pertinent as societies in contemporary times are getting increasing broken into multiple iden ... More

Keywords: human flourishing, capabilities, well-being, gender inequalities, social exclusion, empty indicators, strong sustainability, lopsided development, social sector policies, global architecture transformation

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780199490240
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: June 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780199490240.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

K. Seeta Prabhu, author
Tata Chair Professor, Tata Institute of Social Sciences

Sandhya S. Iyer, author
Assistant Professor (Senior Scale), Tata Institute of Social Sciences