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- Title Pages
- Dedication
- Preface to the First Edition
- Preface to the Enlarged Edition
- 1 Welfare Economics, Utilitarianism, and Equity
- 2 Measures of Inequality
- 3 Inequality as a Quasi‐Ordering
- 4 Work, Needs, and Inequality
- On Economic Inequality After a Quarter Century
- A.1.1 Prologue
- A.1.2 The 1973 Themes
- A.1.3 Further Issues
- A.2.1 Welfare as a Basis for Inequality Measurement
- A.2.2 From Welfare to Inequality
- A.2.3 From Inequality to Welfare
- A.3.1. Partial Rankings and Intersection Quasi‐Orderings
- A.3.2 Generalized Lorenz Dominance
- A.3.3 Stochastic Dominance
- A.4.1 The Class of Relative Inequality Measures
- A.4.2 Lorenz Dominance and Relative Inequality
- A.4.3 Transfer Sensitivity
- A.5.1 Decomposability
- A.5.2 Subgroup Consistency
- A.5.3 Consistency and interdependence
- A.6.1 Poverty: Identification and Aggregation
- A.6.2 Classical Poverty Aggregation: Head Count and Income Gap
- A.6.3 Relative Deprivation and the S Measure of Poverty
- A.6.4 Continuity, Transfers, and the S* Measure
- A.6.5 Decomposability, Subgroups, and the Pα Measures
- A.6.6 Poverty Orderings
- A.7.1 Inequality, Welfarism, and Justice
- A.7.2 Functionings and Capabilities
- A.7.3 On Weights and Valuations
- A.7.4 Poverty as Capability Failure
- A.7.5 Indirect Assessment and Ordinal Intensity
- A.7.6 A Final Remark
- Bibliography
- Index of Names
- Subject Index

# A.7.2 Functionings and Capabilities

# A.7.2 Functionings and Capabilities

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- On Economic Inequality
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- Oxford University Press

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- Title Pages
- Dedication
- Preface to the First Edition
- Preface to the Enlarged Edition
- 1 Welfare Economics, Utilitarianism, and Equity
- 2 Measures of Inequality
- 3 Inequality as a Quasi‐Ordering
- 4 Work, Needs, and Inequality
- On Economic Inequality After a Quarter Century
- A.1.1 Prologue
- A.1.2 The 1973 Themes
- A.1.3 Further Issues
- A.2.1 Welfare as a Basis for Inequality Measurement
- A.2.2 From Welfare to Inequality
- A.2.3 From Inequality to Welfare
- A.3.1. Partial Rankings and Intersection Quasi‐Orderings
- A.3.2 Generalized Lorenz Dominance
- A.3.3 Stochastic Dominance
- A.4.1 The Class of Relative Inequality Measures
- A.4.2 Lorenz Dominance and Relative Inequality
- A.4.3 Transfer Sensitivity
- A.5.1 Decomposability
- A.5.2 Subgroup Consistency
- A.5.3 Consistency and interdependence
- A.6.1 Poverty: Identification and Aggregation
- A.6.2 Classical Poverty Aggregation: Head Count and Income Gap
- A.6.3 Relative Deprivation and the S Measure of Poverty
- A.6.4 Continuity, Transfers, and the S* Measure
- A.6.5 Decomposability, Subgroups, and the Pα Measures
- A.6.6 Poverty Orderings
- A.7.1 Inequality, Welfarism, and Justice
- A.7.2 Functionings and Capabilities
- A.7.3 On Weights and Valuations
- A.7.4 Poverty as Capability Failure
- A.7.5 Indirect Assessment and Ordinal Intensity
- A.7.6 A Final Remark
- Bibliography
- Index of Names
- Subject Index