Tag Archive: International Development

Chat Corner: Angie and Sebastian discuss Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)


After reading an article in The Atlantic titled “Why some women choose to be circumcised,” Angie and Sebastian discuss the moral and ethical dilemmas surrounding female genital mutilation (FGM), also known as female… Continue reading

Book Review: Creating Capabilities: The Human Development Approach by Martha Nussbaum


Creating Capabilities is an introductory text concerning the “Human Development Approach” or “Capability Approach” to national development.  The central question of this development perspective is this:  “What is each person able to do… Continue reading