Some examples are poverty of subsistence due to

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Unformatted text preview: that a poverty arises whenever one of these needs is not met. Some examples are: poverty of subsistence (due to insufficient income, food, shelter, etc.), of understanding (due to poor quality of education), and of participation (due to discrimination against women, children, and minorities). Max-Neef considers the way a culture meets needs a defining aspect of that culture ((Wann 2007), pp. 165-8). Max-Neef’s model is more appropriate than Maslow’s for understanding development in the developing world and how to make it sustainable. 1 1/20/2011 The Sustainability Revolution John C. Ayers Table 1.1 Human Scale Development: Max-Neef’s Classification of Fundamental Human Needs i Fundamental Being Human Needs (qualities) Having (things) Doing (actions) Interacting (settings) subsistence physical and mental health food, shelter work feed, clothe, rest, work living environment, social setting protection care, adaptability autonomy social security, health systems, work co-operate, plan, take care of, help social environment, dwelling affection respect, sense of humour, generosity, sensuality friendships, family, relationships with nature share, take care of, make love, express emotions privacy, intimate spaces of togetherness understanding critical capacity, curiosity, intuition literature, teachers, policies educational analyse, study, meditate investigate, schools, families universities, communities, participation receptiveness, dedication...
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This note was uploaded on 01/08/2014 for the course SUST 510 taught by Professor Marker during the Fall '14 term at Black Hills State University.

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