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Amartya Sens Unequal World

G A Cohen In Section I of this article the author describes the leading idea-'capability'-which Amartya Sen has brought to the discourse on problems of equality and its absence in his book Inequality Reexamined. He then takes up one of the book's sub-themes, the connection or tack of it between freedom and control. In the final section he defends Sen against some scepticism about the practical relevance of his work expressed in this journal a few months ago.
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