In this video Professor Martha Nussbaum explains the Capabilities Approach, as outlined in her new book, "Creating Capabilities" (Harvard University Press, 2011):
Video: Nussbaum on Creating Capabilities (10 mins)
See my previous post on Nussbaum's book here.
Also an interview with Martha Nussbaum in BBC Radio 4 here (28 mins).
Martha Nussbaum is Professor of Law and Ethics at the University of Chicago.