By Julie A. Nelson
This vintage research extends feminist research to economics, yet rejects constructing an economics completely for girls. it's the first complete size, unmarried authored publication to target gender bias in modern economics.
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Note also that while resources are by definition scarce in relation to wants conceived of as unlimited, resources might (still) be abundant in relation to human needs. The closest work in economics I have seen to this conception of how humans are actually involved in their natural environment is Amartya Sen’s notion of “capability,” which is “a feature of a person in relation to goods” (1984:316). An individual’s advantage, according to the capabilities approach, is not judged by his or her subjective, individual happiness, nor by the set of external resources at his or her command, but by what those resources would allow the person to be or to do.
But is sloppiness the only alternative to rigor? Empty rhetoric, the only alternative to precise mathematics? Is mushy sentimentality the only alternative to heartless competition? ” As long as masculinity is associated with superiority, the idea that economics could 26 GENDER AND ECONOMICS be improved by becoming less one-sidedly masculine makes little sense. But the discussion of gender and value in Chapter 1 was directed at undermining exactly this association of femininity with inferiority.
Cooter and Rappoport (1984) explain how the pre-1930s material welfare school considered needs for survival and health to be more economic than desires for goods more at the luxury end of the spectrum. While the dividing line between “needs” and “wants” may be far from distinct (the concept of “need” being clearly in GeorgescuRoegen’s “dialectical” category), the admittance of a category of “need” implies the recognition of an inescapable dependence of human bodies on their physical environment that is lacking in the modern view.
Feminism, Objectivity and Economics by Julie A. Nelson