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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

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

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