Contributor biographical information for Capability approach : from theory to practice / edited by Solava Ibrahim, Lecturer, University of Manchester, UK and Meera Tiwari, Reader, University of East London, UK.


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Solava Ibrahim is Lecturer in International Development at the Institute for Development Policy and Management at the University of Manchester, UK. She is a former Research Fellow at the Brooks World Poverty Institute and affiliated lecturer at the Centre of Development Studies at the University of Cambridge, UK. She is co-convener of the Empowerment and Collective Capabilities thematic group at the Human Development and Capability Association and the co-convener of the Multidimensional Poverty group at DSA and EADI.
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Meera Tiwari is Reader in International Development Studies at the University of East London, UK. Her interconnected research interests include exploring social and economic poverties within the Capability Approach both within the southern and the northern contexts, and the Millennium Development Goals as a discourse for poverty reduction and policy pathways beyond 2015. She has conducted several field studies in India, Ethiopia, Tanzania and the UK. She is co-convenor for DSA and EADI's Multidimensional Poverty Groups and the co-convenor for The Human Development and the Capability Association's Thematic Group on Sustainable Human Development.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Capabilities approach (Social sciences)
Economic development -- Government policy.
Economic development -- Social aspects.
Social psychology.
Human behavior.