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Title The state of economic and social human rights [electronic resource] : a global overview / [edited by] Lanse Minkler, University of Connecticut.
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Description 1 online resource.
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1. Introduction: why economic and social human rights? Lanse Minkler; Part I. Core Rights: 2. The right to food: a global overview Susan Randolph and Shareen Hertel; 3. Globalization and the right to health Audrey R. Chapman and Salil Benegal; 4. Demolishing housing rights in the name of market fundamentalism: the dynamics of displacement in the United States, India, and South Africa Cathy Albisa, Brittany Scott and Kate Tissington; 5. Implementation of the human right to social security around the world: a preliminary analysis of national social protection laws Lyle Scruggs, Christian Zimmermann and Chris Jeffords; 6. Why is the right to work so hard to secure? Philip Harvey; Part II. Non-Discrimination: 7. The rights of the child to an adequate standard of living: applying international standards to the U.S. case Kathryn Libal and Ken Neubeck; 8. Achieving women's economic rights in policy and in practice Cathy Buerger; 9. Statelessness and economic and social rights Kristy A. Belton; Part III. Meta: 10. Establishing a social and international order for the realization of human rights Mark Gibney; 11. Beyond a minimum threshold: the right to social equality Gillian MacNaughton; 12. The right to development from a human rights approach: conceptual bases, legal framework, and contemporary challenges Flavia Piovesan; 13. Constitutional environmental human rights: a descriptive analysis of 142 national constitutions Chris Jeffords; 14. Conclusion: reflections on the theory and practice of economic and social rights Michael Freeman.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
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Subject Human rights -- Economic aspects.
Human rights -- Social aspects.
Added Author Minkler, Lanse, editor of compilation.
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Related To Original 9781107028029 1107028027 9781107609136 1107609135 (DLC) 2012036773
ISBN 1139612719 (electronic bk.)
9781139612715 (electronic bk.)
9781107609136 (pbk.)
1107609135 (pbk.)
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