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Chan, Stephen (2014) 'Can there be mercy without the merciful? A meditation on Martha Nussbaum’s questions.' Third World Quarterly, 35 (9).

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Martha Nussbaum raised profound concerns about aid as being conceived out of the self-directed charity of donors and not the expressed concerns of those being aided. Even when the recipients of aid seek to express their concerns, their capabilities may not recognise their own conditions and desirable remedies. This paper agrees that Nussbaum’s questions are profound, but argues that even they do not go far enough.

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Published Online 17 November 2014
SOAS Departments & Centres: Departments and Subunits > Department of Politics & International Studies
Legacy Departments > Faculty of Law and Social Sciences > Department of Politics and International Studies
ISSN: 01436597
DOI (Digital Object Identifier):
Date Deposited: 05 Jan 2016 10:44

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