Readings for May 3/4-Development as Freedom

Conclusion: Development as Freedom

  • Kellen Utecht group presents
  • Discussion of Social Change

Amartya Sen, (2000) Development as Freedom, Knopf: New York. (4 chapters only) Intro, Chapter 1, chapter on famines, chapter on women and social change.

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9 Responses to Readings for May 3/4-Development as Freedom

  1. sydneykshearer says:

    My fortune cookie:
    Do not seek wealth, as it is only a means to an end. Wealth cannot buy freedom.

  2. Jillian Underwood says:

    Fortune cookie in response to “Women’s Agency and Social Change”:

    Be an agent of change for issue that may not appear to directly affect you, as limiting or hindering some, affects all. Our freedom is intertwined.

  3. Dylan P. says:

    When you stop arguing about markets and focus on freedom, development will follow.

  4. Dylan, philosophical and thoughtful!

  5. Katie Milligan says:

    When you empower women, you save the world; when you oppress women, you oppress all.

  6. Jake says:

    We never had a chance to share our fortune cookies in class. This is what I wrote:

    You can build wealth without agency, but you can’t sit on it for long.

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