Enhancing Capabilities: The Role of Social Institutions

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This volume suggests a capability perspective for evaluating welfare and educational policies. Capabilities are conceptualized as people's freedom to choose and conduct a life they have reason to value. The book's contributions analyze what social institutions may provide - in particular, in the field of education and welfare - in order to enhance capabilities in particular for most vulnerable people. Contents include: (Part I) Welfare - Connecting 'Human' and 'Social Discourses: The Human Development, Human Security, and Social Quality Approaches * Implications for a Capability-Based Social Policy: A European Perspective * The Local Dimension in Labor Market Policies: Promoting Autonomy or Enforcing Compliance? * Enabling Local Actors in Labor market Policy in Germany: Lessons from a Case Study on the Reintegration of Disadvantaged Youth * Governmental Poverty and Wealth Reporting Based on the Capability Approach; (Part II) Education - Subjectivity, Education and Capabilities: Education as an Essential Dimension of Welfare Politics Which Are Aimed at Enhancing Capabilities * Constrained Opportunities and Principles of Justice in Action: The Role of School Actors in Helping Technical Students Finding a Work Experience * Hidden Privatization and Its Impacts on Public Education * Nussbaum's Capabilities, Gender Justice and Education Transformations

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