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Never Just a Number: Evaluating the impact of a holistic approach to UK poverty

Ellie Benton,  Laura Lane,  Anne Power,  Bert Provan,  October 2018
Paper No' CASEreport 118: Full paper (pdf)
Tags: debt; poverty; cap; holistic

Inequality and the Capability Approach

Tania Burchardt,  Rod Hick,  January 2017
Paper No' CASE/201: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Paper copy now out of print.
Tags: capability approach; inequality; distribution; advantage; measurement; poverty; income; wealth; multidimensional

Climate Change and Sustainable Welfare: An Argument for the Centrality of Human Needs

Ian Gough,  July 2014
Paper No' CASE/182: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: human needs; welfare theory; wellbeing; global justice; intergenerational justice; sustainability; preferences; capabilities

Deliberative research as a tool to make value judgements

Tania Burchardt,  April 2012
Paper No' CASE/159: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: employment and income; wealth and social mobility; wealth and assets; poverty, exclusion and equalities; equality, capabilities and human rights; disability; methodology, concepts and measures; measurement, concepts and measures; deliberative research; value judgements; capability approach; inequality; research design

Developing and agreeing a capability list in the British context: What can be learnt from social survey data on 'rights'?

Polly Vizard,  November 2010
Paper No' CASE/142: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: poverty, exclusion and equalities; equality, capabilities and human rights; disability; capability approach; capability lists; human rights; public attitudes; values

Developing a capability list: Final Recommendations of the Equalities Review Steering Group on Measurement

Polly Vizard,  Tania Burchardt,  April 2007
Paper No' CASE/121: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: poverty, exclusion and equalities; equality, capabilities and human rights; disability; capability approach; capability list; human rights

Definition of equality and framework for measurement: Final Recommendations of the Equalities Review Steering Group on Measurement

Tania Burchardt,  Polly Vizard,  April 2007
Paper No' CASE/120: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Summary:
Prepared as background papers to assist in the development of the measurement framework for the Equalities Review, this work discusses the challenges in translating capability theory into a practical measurement tool in the context of measuring inequality in Britain in the 21st century.


Tags: poverty, exclusion and equalities; equality, capabilities and human rights; disability; capability approach; equality; measurement; human; rights

Foundations for measuring equality: A discussion paper for the Equalities Review

Tania Burchardt,  June 2006
Paper No' CASE/111: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: poverty, exclusion and equalities; equality, capabilities and human rights; disability; equality; opportunity; capability approach

Assessing the impact of illness, caring and ethnicity on social activity

Lucinda Platt,  March 2006
Paper No' CASE/108: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: poverty, exclusion and equalities; poverty and social exclusion; equality, capabilities and human rights; disability; health and social care; health; social care; long-term illness; caring; ethnic group; social engagement; social capital

Parental Investment in Childhood and Later Adult Well-Being: Can More Involved Parents Offset the Effects of Socioeconomic Disadvantage?

Darcy Hango,  May 2005
Paper No' CASE 098: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Summary:
This paper uses analysis from the longitudinal National Child Development Study to aim to investigate whether the social capital produced by greater parental involvement can counteract some of the harmful effects of less financial capital?


Tags: children, families and education; children and child poverty; schools and education; poverty, exclusion and equalities; poverty and social exclusion; parental involvement; socioeconomic disadvantage; social capital; education; national child development study

Knowing what is good for you: Empirical analysis of personal preferences and the 'objective good'

Orsolya Lelkes,  March 2005
Paper No' CASE 094: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: tax, benefits and pensions; taxation and economic policy; poverty, exclusion and equalities; poverty and social exclusion; equality, capabilities and human rights; disability; health and social care; health; regions and area inequalities; area inequalities; quality of life; capabilities; happiness; basic needs; economic transition

The Contributions of Professor Amartya Sen in the Field of Human Rights

Polly Vizard,  January 2005
Paper No' CASE 091: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)

Summary:
This paper assesses Sen’s development of the human rights discourse and suggests it forms an important ‘scholarly bridge’ between human rights and economics. It suggests fundamental freedoms and human rights is itself an important gateway to understanding the significance of Sen’s research.


Tags: poverty, exclusion and equalities; poverty and social exclusion; equality, capabilities and human rights; disability; amartya sen; human rights; poverty; freedom; obligation; capability approach; meta-rights; entitlements; opportunity freedom; liberty-rights

Capital and the Determinants of Poverty and Social Exclusion

David Piachaud,  September 2002
Paper No' CASE 060: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: tax, benefits and pensions; taxation and economic policy; poverty, exclusion and equalities; poverty and social exclusion; poverty; social exclusion; social capital; economic growth

Constraint and Opportunity: Identifying Voluntary Non-Employment

Tania Burchardt,  Julian Le Grand,  April 2002
Paper No' CASE 055: Read Abstract | Full paper (pdf)
Tags: employment and income; employment and the labour market; poverty, exclusion and equalities; equality, capabilities and human rights; disability; employment; opportunity; capability; voluntary