Sabina Alkire

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Sabina Alkire
Institution Oxford Department of International Development, University of Oxford
Field Welfare economics, development economics, ethics
School/tradition Capability Approach
Alma mater Magdalen College, University of Oxford
Influences Amartya Sen
Martha Nussbaum
Contributions Human development theory
Information at IDEAS/RePEc

Sabina Alkire is the Director of the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI), an economic research centre within the Oxford Department of International Development at the University of Oxford, England, which was established in 2007.[1] She is a fellow of the Human Development and Capability Association.[2]

Biography[edit]

Alkire's degree in sociology came from the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign in 1989. She gained her doctorate in economics from Magdalen College, University of Oxford in 1999.[3]

Bibliography[edit]

Books[edit]

  • Alkire, Sabina (2002). Valuing freedoms : Sen's capability approach and poverty reduction. Oxford New York: Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780199245796.  Hardback.
  • Alkire, Sabina (2005). Valuing freedoms: Sen's capability approach and poverty reduction. Oxford New York: Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780199283316.  Paperback.
  • Alkire, Sabina; Comim, Flavio; Qizilbash, Mozaffar (2008). The capability approach: concepts, measures and applications. Cambridge etc: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 9780521154529. 
  • Alkire, Sabina; Ura, Karma; Zangmo, Tshoki (2012). GNH and the GNH Index: A short guide to gross national happiness index. Thimphu: Centre for Bhutan Studies. ISBN 9789993614661. 
  • Alkire, Sabina; Wangdi, Karma; Zangmo, Tshoki (2012). An extensive analysis of GNH index. Thimphu, Bhutan: Centre for Bhutan Studies. ISBN 9789993614678. 

Chapters in books[edit]

2000 - 2004

  • Alkire, Sabina (2000), "The basic dimensions of human flourishing: a comparison of accounts", in Biggar, Nigel; Black, Rufus, The revival of natural law: philosophical, theological, and ethical responses to the Finnis-Grisez School, Aldershot, Hants, England Burlington, VT: Ashgate, pp. 73–100, ISBN 9780754612629 
  • Alkire, Sabina; Deneulin, Séverine (2002), "Individual motivation, its nature, determinants and consequences for within-group behaviour", in Heyer, Judith; Stewart, Frances; Thorp, Rosemary, Group behaviour and development: is the market destroying cooperation, Oxford New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 51–73, ISBN 9780199256921 
  • Alkire, Sabina (2002), "Global citizenship and common values", in Dower, Nigel; Williams, John, Global citizenship: a critical reader, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, pp. 169–182, ISBN 9780748615476 
  • Alkire, Sabina (2003), "Public debate and value construction in Sen's approach", in Chen, Lincoln C; Fukuda-Parr, Sakiko; Seidensticker, Ellen, Human insecurity in a global world, Cambridge, Mass: Global Equity Initiative, Asia Center Harvard University Distributed by Harvard University Press, pp. 15–40, ISBN 9780674014541 
  • Alkire, Sabina (2004), "Public debate and value construction in Sen's approach", in Rao, Vidjayendra; Walton, Michael, Culture and public action: a cross-disciplinary dialogue on development policy, Stanford, California: Stanford University Press Stanford Social Sciences, pp. 185–209, ISBN 9780804747875 
  • Alkire, Sabina (2004), "Public debate and value construction in Sen's approach", in Kaufman, Alexander, Capabilities equality basic issues and problems, City: Routledge, pp. 133–154, ISBN 9780415499781 

2005 - 2009

  • Alkire, Sabina (2005), "Needs and capabilities", in Reader, Soran, The philosophy of need, Cambridge, U.K. New York: Cambridge University Press, pp. 229–252, ISBN 9780521678445 
  • Alkire, Sabina (2006), "Structural injustice and democratic practice: the trajectory in Sen's writings", in Deneulin, Séverine; Nebel, Mathias; Sagovsky, Nicholas, Transforming unjust structures: the capability approach, Dordrecht, the Netherlands: Springer, pp. 47–62, ISBN 9781402044328 
  • Alkire, Sabina; Chen, Lincoln (2006), "Medical exceptionalism in international migration: should doctors and nurses be treated differently?", in Tamas, Kristof; Palme, Joakim, Globalizing migration regimes new challenges to transnational cooperation (research in migration and ethnic relations series), Aldershot, Hants, England Burlington, VT: Ashgate, pp. 100–117, ISBN 9780754646921 
  • Alkire, Sabina (2007), "Religion and development", in Clark, David A, The Elgar companion to development studies, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, pp. 502–510, ISBN 9781847206244 
  • Alkire, Sabina (2007), "Measuring freedoms alongside well-being", in Gough, Ian; McGregor, J. Allister, Wellbeing in developing countries: from theory to research, Cambridge New York: Cambridge University Press, pp. 93–108, ISBN 9780521857512 
  • Alkire, Sabina (2007), "Choosing dimensions: the capability approach and multidimensional poverty", in Kakwani, Nanak; Silber, Jaques, The many dimensions of poverty, Basingstoke England New York: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 89–119, ISBN 9780230004900 
  • Alkire, Sabina; Comim, Flavio; Qizilbash, Mozaffar (2008), "Introduction", in Alkire, Sabina; Comim, Flavio; Qizilbash, Mozaffar, The capability approach: concepts, measures and applications, Cambridge etc: Cambridge University Press, pp. 1–25, ISBN 9780521154529 
  • Alkire, Sabina (2008), "Using the capability approach: prospective and evaluative analyses", in Alkire, Sabina; Comim, Flavio; Qizilbash, Mozaffar, The capability approach: concepts, measures and applications, Cambridge etc: Cambridge University Press, pp. 26–50, ISBN 9780521154529 
  • Alkire, Sabina (2009), "Concepts and measures of agency", in Basu, Kaushik; Kanbur, Ravi, Arguments for a better world: essays in honor of Amartya Sen, volume 1 ethics, welfare and measurement, Oxford New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 455–474, ISBN 9780199239115 
  • Alkire, Sabina (2009), "Amartya Sen", in Peil, Jan; van Staveren, Irene, Handbook of economics and ethics, Cheltenham, UK Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar, pp. 484–492, ISBN 9781845429362 
  • Alkire, Sabina; Foster, James (2009), "Counting and multidimensional poverty", in von Braun, Joachim; Hill, Ruth Vargas; Pandya-Lorch, Rajul, The poorest and hungry: assessments, analyses, and actions: an IFPRI 2020 book, Washington, D.C: International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), pp. 77–90, ISBN 9780896296602 
  • Alkire, Sabina (2009), "A normative framework for development", in Deneulin, Séverine; Shahani, Lila, An introduction to the human development and capability approach freedom and agency, Sterling, Va. Ottawa, Ont: Earthscan International Development Research Centre, pp. 3–21, ISBN 9781844078066 
  • Alkire, Sabina (2009), "The human development and capability approach", in Deneulin, Séverine; Shahani, Lila, An introduction to the human development and capability approach freedom and agency, Sterling, Va. Ottawa, Ont: Earthscan International Development Research Centre, pp. 22–48, ISBN 9781844078066 
  • Alkire, Sabina; Santos, Maria E (2009), "Poverty and inequality measurement", in Deneulin, Séverine; Shahani, Lila, An introduction to the human development and capability approach freedom and agency, Sterling, Va. Ottawa, Ont: Earthscan International Development Research Centre, pp. 121–161, ISBN 9781844078066 
  • Alkire, Sabina (2009), "The capability approach as a development paradigm", in Chiappero-Martinetti, Enrica, Debating global society: reach and limits of the capability approach, Milan: Fondazione Giangiacomo Feltrinelli, ISBN 9788838002649 
  • Alkire, Sabina (2009), "Development: 'a misconceived theory can kill'", in Morris, Christopher, Amartya Sen, Cambridge New York: Cambridge University Press, pp. 191–220, ISBN 9780521618069 

2010 onwards

  • Alkire, Sabina (2009), "Development: a misconceived theory can kill", in Morris, Christopher W, Amartya Sen: contemporary philosophy in focus, Cambridge New York: Cambridge University Press, pp. 191–120, ISBN 9780521618069 
  • Alkire, Sabina; Roche, José Manuel (2012), "Beyond headcount: measures that reflect the breadth and components of child poverty", in Minujin, Alberto; Nandy, Shailen, Global child poverty and well-being: measurement, concepts, policy and action, Bristol, UK Chicago, IL: Policy Press, pp. 103–134, ISBN 9781847424815 
  • Alkire, Sabina; Roche, José Manuel (2012), "Beyond headcount: the Alkire-Foster approach to multidimensional child poverty measurement", in Ortiz, Isabel; Daniels, Louise M; Engilbertsdóttir, Sólrún, Child poverty and inequality: new perspectives, New York: UNICEF, pp. 18–22, ISBN 9781105531750 
  • Alkire, Sabina; Ura, Karma; Zangmo, Tshoki (2012), "5. Case study Bhutan: gross national happiness and the GNH index", in Helliwell, John; Layard, Richard; Jeffrey D, Sachs, World happiness report, New York: Earth Institute, Columbia University 

Journal articles[edit]

1990 - 1999

2000 - 2009

2010 onwards

Other publications[edit]

Human Development and Capability Association Briefing Note

Agence Française de Développement and European Development Research Network (AFD-EUDN) Conference Paper

Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative (OPHI) Working Papers

Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative (OPHI) Research in Progress Papers

Forthcoming[edit]

  • Alkire, Sabina; Ballon, Paola; Foster, James; Roche, José Manuel; Seth, Suman (2014). Multidimensional poverty measurement and analysis: a counting approach. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sabina Alkire". Retrieved 17 April 2014. 
  2. ^ "HDCA fellows". Human Development and Capability Association. Retrieved 17 April 2014. 
  3. ^ "Sabina Alkire". Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative (OPHI). Retrieved 17 April 2014. 

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