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OPHI Reading List

This reading list is intended to act as an introduction to the themes of OPHI research. Authors may also use this as a guide to the OPHI style of references.

Alkire, S. 2002. Valuing Freedoms: Sen’s Capability Approach and Poverty Reduction. New York: Oxford University Press.

Kakwani, N. and Silber, J. 2008. Quantitative Approaches to Multidimensional Poverty Measurement. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Kakwani, N. and Silber, J. 2008. The Many Dimensions of Poverty. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Narayan, D. with Patel, R., Schafft, K., Rademacher, A. and Koch-Schulte. S. 2000. Voices of the Poor: vol. 1, Can Anyone Hear Us? New York: Oxford University Press for the World Bank.

Narayan, D., Chambers, R., Shah, M. K. and Petesch, P. 2000. Voices of the Poor: vol. 2, Crying out for Change. New York: Oxford University Press for the World Bank.

Narayan, D. and Petesch, P. (eds) 2007. Moving Out of Poverty: vol. 1,  Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives on Mobility. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan for the World Bank.

Narayan, D., Pritchett, L. and Kapoor, S. 2009. Moving Out of Poverty: vol 2, Success from the Bottom Up. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan for the World Bank.

Nussbaum, M. C. 1998. ‘Public Philosophy and International Feminism’, Ethics, 108 (4): 762–96.

Nussbaum, M. C. 2001. Women and Human Development: The Capabilities Approach. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Sen, A. K. 1987. On Ethics and Economics. Royal Lectures series. New York and Oxford: Blackwell.

Sen, A. K. 1990. ‘Development as Capability Expansion’, in K. Griffin and J. Knight (eds) Human Development and the International Development Strategy for the 1990s. London: Macmillan.

Sen, A. K. 1992. Inequality Reexamined. Cambridge MA: Harvard University Press.

Sen, A. K. 1997. On Economic Inequality (enlarged edn with substantial Annexe by J. Foster and A. Sen). Oxford: Clarendon Press.

Sen, A. K. 1999. Commodities and Capabilities (3rd edn). New Delhi: Oxford University Press.

Sen, A. K. 1999. Development as Freedom. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Sen, A. K. 2002. Rationality and Freedom. Cambridge MA: Harvard University Press.

In addition the Human Development and Capability Association (HDCA) website contains introductory bibliography briefings on the following topics: