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The Research Programme of Development Ethics

Jonathan Glover

in Women, Culture, and Development

Published in print November 1995 | ISBN: 9780198289647
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191596698 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0198289642.003.0005

Series: WIDER Studies in Development Economics

 The Research Programme of Development Ethics

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Glover explores the salience and viability of the development of a shared framework for analysing and assessing cultural restraints of women's equality in developing countries by weighing contentions for and against the view that removing such restraints is a good thing. Glover concludes with his belief that some moral values are common and indispensable for all of humanity across all cultural boundaries.

Keywords: communitarianism; equality; justice; objectivity; relativism; respect; values

Chapter.  11369 words. 

Subjects: Economic Development and Growth

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