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recreational activities. 10. Control over one's environment: (A) Political: being able to participate effectively in political choices that govern one's life; having the rights of political participation, free speech and freedom of association... (B) Material: being able to hold property (both land and movable goods); having the right to seek employment on an equal basis with others

(Garrett, 2002). _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

Again, by examining Nussbaum’s basic capabi

lities, it is

apparent that employment rights are a major comp

onent of her

social justice theory. Nussbaum claims, as her t

enth capability,

control over one’s environment. This capability

is divided into

two sections (political and material). One of th

e material

considerations of Nussbaum is the right of emplo

yment on an

equal basis with others (Garrett, 2002). Nondisc

rimination

policies in the workplace help to ensure equalit

y in hiring

practices and help organizations maximize the po

ol of their

potential employees (Funders for Gay and Lesbian

Issues, 2000).

By encompassing the rights of gays and lesbians

into her theory

of human rights, Nussbaum argues in support of h

omosexuals’

civil liberties, rights, and equalities. Her cap

abilities

provide a foundation for thought on the humanist

ic

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