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Routledge Handbook of Development Ethics

Edited by: Jay Drydyk , Lori Keleher

Print publication date:  July  2018
Online publication date:  July  2018

Print ISBN: 9781138647909
eBook ISBN: 9781315626796
Adobe ISBN:

10.4324/9781315626796
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Book description

The Routledge Handbook of Development Ethics provides readers with insight into the central questions of development ethics, the main approaches to answering them, and areas for future research. Over the past seventy years, it has been argued and increasingly accepted that worthwhile development cannot be reduced to economic growth. Rather, a number of other goals must be realised:

? Enhancement of people's well-being

? Equitable sharing in benefits of development

? Empowerment to participate freely in development

? Environmental sustainability

? Promotion of human rights

? Promotion of cultural freedom, consistent with human rights

? Responsible conduct, including integrity over corruption

Agreement that these are essential goals has also been accompanied by disagreements about how to conceptualize or apply them in different cases or contexts. Using these seven goals as an organizing principle, this handbook presents different approaches to achieving each one, drawing on academic literature, policy documents and practitioner experience.

This international and multi-disciplinary handbook will be of great interest to development policy makers and program workers, students and scholars in development studies, public policy, international studies, applied ethics and other related disciplines.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Introduction Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Global ethics Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Integral human development Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Post-development Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Epistemology Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Well-being Download PDF
Chapter  7:  The capability approach Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Happiness Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Adaptive preferences Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Social and global justice Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Gender Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Indigenous peoples Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Horizontal inequalities Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Children Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Health Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Empowerment Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Agency Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Education Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Displacement Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Sustainability and climate change Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Food production Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Buen vivir and the rights of nature Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Human rights Download PDF
Chapter  24:  The right to development Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Security Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Cultural freedom Download PDF
Chapter  27:  LGBTI people Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Religion Download PDF
Chapter  29:  International responsibilities Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Development practitioners Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Corruption Download PDF
Chapter  32:  Latin America Download PDF
Chapter  33:  South Asia Download PDF
Chapter  34:  East Asia Download PDF
Chapter  35:  Middle East and North Africa Download PDF
Chapter  36:  French-speaking sub-Saharan Africa Download PDF
Chapter  37:  Sub-Saharan Africa Download PDF
Chapter  38:  Europe Download PDF
Chapter  39:  USA and Canada Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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