Evaluating Culture

Well-Being, Institutions and Circumstance
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ISBN-13:
9781137313799
Einband:
eBook
Seiten:
204
Autor:
M. Johnson
eBook Typ:
PDF
eBook Format:
eBook
Kopierschutz:
Adobe DRM [Hard-DRM]
Sprache:
Englisch
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From which evaluative base should we develop policies designed to promote wellbeing among different cultural groups in varying circumstances? This book engages with needs and capabilities to advance normative functionalist assessment of the success with which cultural institutions promote eudaemonic wellbeing in given, determinate circumstances.
List of Illustrations Note on the Author Acknowledgements Introduction 1. The Case Against Cultural Evaluation: Relativism, Culturalism and Romanticism 2. Needs, Goods and Self-actualization 3. Capabilities, Zero-sum Choices and Equality 4. What is Culture? What does it do? What should it do? 5. Circumstance, Materialism and Possibilism 6. Applying the Theory: Sources of Harm in Aboriginal Australian Communities Conclusion Endnotes Bibliography Index
From which evaluative base should we develop policies designed to promote wellbeing among different cultural groups in varying circumstances? This book engages with needs and capabilities to advance normative functionalist assessment of the success with which cultural institutions promote eudaemonic wellbeing in given, determinate circumstances.

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