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The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights and the Implementation of Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights in Africa

Mashood A. Baderin

in Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights in Action

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199217908
eISBN:
9780191705380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217908.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the implementation of economic, social, and cultural rights (ESC rights) under the African human rights system through a critical evaluation of the activities of the African ... More


Non-State Actors and Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights

Manisuli Ssenyonjo

in Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights in Action

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199217908
eISBN:
9780191705380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217908.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter attempts to examine the role of non-state actors (NSAs) in the realization of economic, social, and cultural rights (ESC rights). It addresses the following questions: Who are NSAs? Can ... More


Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights in the Inter-American System

Verónica Gómez

in Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights in Action

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199217908
eISBN:
9780191705380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217908.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the development of the protection of economic, social, and cultural rights (ESC rights) in the Inter-American System. It reviews the substantive recognition granted to ESC ... More


The Violence of Dispossession: Extra-Territoriality and Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights

Matthew Craven

in Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights in Action

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199217908
eISBN:
9780191705380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217908.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter explores the issue of extra-territoriality and its relations to economic, social, and cultural rights (ESC rights). The discussion of extra-territoriality and ESC rights is placed in the ... More


The Development of Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights in International Law

Eibe Riedel, Gilles Giacca, and Christophe Golay

in Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights in International Law: Contemporary Issues and Challenges

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199685974
eISBN:
9780191766091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685974.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter sets the scene for the rest of the book by tracing the development of economic, social, and cultural (ESC) rights in international law. It first discusses the historical setting in which ... More


The Intersection of Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights and Civil and Political Rights

Ioana Cismas

in Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights in International Law: Contemporary Issues and Challenges

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199685974
eISBN:
9780191766091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685974.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter examines the various interactions of economic, social, and cultural (ESC) rights and civil and political rights. It analyses such interactions based on the premise that ESC and civil and ... More


Building Bridges: National Human Rights Institutions and Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights

Allison Corkery and Duncan Wilson

in Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights in International Law: Contemporary Issues and Challenges

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199685974
eISBN:
9780191766091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685974.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter examines the role of national human rights institutions (NHRIs) in monitoring economic, social, and cultural (ESC) rights. It challenges the assumption that NHRIs are less effective in ... More


Culture, Cultures, and Cultural Rights

Dominic McGoldrick

in Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights in Action

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199217908
eISBN:
9780191705380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217908.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter considers the challenges of dealing with culture and cultures, as well as the ideas and substance of cultural rights, especially article 15 of the International Covenant on Economic, ... More


Transitional Justice Without Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights?

Frank Haldemann and Rachelle Kouassi

in Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights in International Law: Contemporary Issues and Challenges

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199685974
eISBN:
9780191766091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685974.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter examines the so-called 'economic, social, and cultural (ESC) rights thesis'—the claim that ESC rights (such as the right to food, housing, healthcare, and education) should be treated as ... More


The Relationship between Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights and International Humanitarian Law

Gilles Giacca

in Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights in International Law: Contemporary Issues and Challenges

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199685974
eISBN:
9780191766091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685974.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter examines the relationship between economic, social, and cultural (ESC) rights and international humanitarian law (IHL). It shows how IHL provides a detailed set of rules that are better ... More


Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights in International Law: Contemporary Issues and Challenges

Eibe Riedel, Gilles Giacca, and Christophe Golay (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199685974
eISBN:
9780191766091
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685974.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

Recent years have seen an expansion in the scale and importance of economic, social, and cultural rights within international law. This has led to the adoption of the Optional Protocol to the ... More


From Matthew 25 to Article 25: Why ESC Rights Matter

Susan R. Holman

in Beholden: Religion, Global Health, and Human Rights

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199827763
eISBN:
9780199345359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827763.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 4 argues for the critical importance of understanding a human rights-based approach to health and how it may relate to perspectives of religious faith as they address poverty, need, and ... More


Realizing Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights for All

Sandra Ratjen and Manav Satija

in Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights in International Law: Contemporary Issues and Challenges

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199685974
eISBN:
9780191766091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685974.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter examines the contribution to the normative advances in the area of economic, social, and cultural (ESC) rights made by the struggle for non-discrimination and substantive equality. It ... More


From the Other Shore: Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights from an International Environmental Law Perspective

Stéphanie Chuffart and Jorge E. Viñuales

in Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights in International Law: Contemporary Issues and Challenges

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199685974
eISBN:
9780191766091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685974.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter examines how international environmental law can help implement economic, social, and cultural (ESC) rights. It argues that international environmental law broadens the substantive scope ... More


Judicial Review in National Courts: Recognition and Responsiveness

Malcolm Langford

in Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights in International Law: Contemporary Issues and Challenges

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199685974
eISBN:
9780191766091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685974.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter examines two issues affecting jurisprudential developments in the field of economic, social, and cultural (ESC) rights adjudication. The first is 'recognition', which is the degree to ... More


Human Rights in a Neoliberal World

Madeline Baer

in Stemming the Tide: Human Rights and Water Policy in a Neoliberal World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190693152
eISBN:
9780190693183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190693152.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

Chapter 2 presents the central research questions that drive the theoretical and empirical work of the book, outlines the “moments of social transformation” model used for analyzing human rights ... More


The Right to Development as Applied in National Law

Jane Ansah

in Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights in Action

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199217908
eISBN:
9780191705380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217908.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the legal status of the right to development in international law and its inclusion as an ESC right. This is applied to the particular national example of Malawi, which has the ... More


Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights: International Criminal Law’s Blind Spot?

Larissa van den Herik

in Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights in International Law: Contemporary Issues and Challenges

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199685974
eISBN:
9780191766091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685974.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter examines the theoretical explanation for the disconnect between international criminal law and economic, social, and cultural (ESC) rights. It addresses the following questions: Does the ... More


Introduction: Market Reforms and the Human Right to Water

Madeline Baer

in Stemming the Tide: Human Rights and Water Policy in a Neoliberal World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190693152
eISBN:
9780190693183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190693152.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

The introductory chapter provides context for the central issues explored in the book, introduces the country cases, and highlights the book’s contribution to scholarship and to water policy. The ... More


Gender and Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights

Christine Chinkin

in Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights in International Law: Contemporary Issues and Challenges

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199685974
eISBN:
9780191766091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685974.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter examines the impact of a gender perspective on economic, social, and cultural (ESC) rights. It argues that women's equal enjoyment of ESC rights with men is central to their ... More


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