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The Evolution of the Global Human Rights Regime

Rosemary Foot

in Rights Beyond Borders: The Global Community and the Struggle over Human Rights in China

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297765
eISBN:
9780191599279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297769.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

During the 1970s, a time when the Beijing government was becoming more active internationally, the human rights regime reached a major turning point. In 1976, the two international human rights ... More


From Public Exposure to Private Dialogue, 1995–1998

Rosemary Foot

in Rights Beyond Borders: The Global Community and the Struggle over Human Rights in China

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297765
eISBN:
9780191599279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297769.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Over the period 1995–1998, China's main objectives in the human rights area was to shift the venue of the discursive debate on its record away from a public, multilateral forum in which China was ... More


Human Rights and the WTO: The Case of Patents and Access to Medicines

Holger Hestermeyer

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199552177
eISBN:
9780191706936
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199552177.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This study examines the alleged conflict of WTO law with international human rights law, using a prominent example of such a conflict: that between international patent law, i.e., the TRIPS ... More


The International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights: Forty Years of Development

Mashood A. Baderin and Robert McCorquodale

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/9780199217908.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter begins with the history of the drafting of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR), it sets out some of the core conceptual debates about economic, ... More


Towards Integration of United Nations Human Rights Treaty Body Recommendations: The Rights-Based Approach Model

Michael O'Flaherty

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/9780199217908.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The seven principal United Nations-sponsored human rights treaties stipulate that states parties submit periodic reports to the respective treaty monitoring bodies on their implementation of the ... More


The United Kingdom and the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

Ed Bates

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/9780199217908.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter explores how the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR) has been of relevance for the British government in recent years and the British government's ... 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


New Bearings in Social Rights? The Communications Procedure Under the ICESCR

Eibe Riedel

in From Bilateralism to Community Interest: Essays in Honour of Bruno Simma

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199588817
eISBN:
9780191725272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588817.003.0037
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

When the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR) and the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) were drawn up in 1966, nearly twenty years of ... More


The International Covenant on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights (Icescr) in the Light of Islamic Law

MASHOOD A. BADERIN

in International Human Rights and Islamic Law

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199285402
eISBN:
9780191709173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285402.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the ICESCR in the light of Islamic law. It determines whether or not the Sharî'ah contradicts the provisions of the ICESCR in any way and whether or not the Sharî'ah can serve ... More


The Human Rights Covenants at 50: Their Past, Present, and Future

Daniel Moeckli, Helen Keller, and Corina Heri (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198825890
eISBN:
9780191864902
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825890.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Half a century ago, on 16 December 1966, the UN General Assembly adopted the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) and the International Covenant on Economic, Social and ... More


The Human Rights-Based Approach to Higher Education: Why Human Rights Norms Should Guide Higher Education Law and Policy

Jane Kotzmann

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190863494
eISBN:
9780190863524
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190863494.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

A human right to higher education was included in the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR), which came into force in 1976. Yet the world has changed significantly ... More


The Institutional Future of the Covenants: A World Court for Human Rights?

Felice D Gaer

in The Human Rights Covenants at 50: Their Past, Present, and Future

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198825890
eISBN:
9780191864902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825890.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Longstanding proposals to strengthen implementation of the international human rights treaties have often focused on procedural reforms such as harmonizing methods of work or consolidating ten treaty ... More


The Role of the State under the ICESCR

Diane A. Desierto

in Public Policy in International Economic Law: The ICESCR in Trade, Finance, and Investment

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198716938
eISBN:
9780191785634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716938.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter discusses the historical evolution of minimum core obligations and the full spectrum of protection afforded under States’ ICESCR obligations. Reimagining of the role of the modern State ... More


Realizing the Rights of Undocumented Children in Europe

Jyothi Kanics

in Children Without a State: A Global Human Rights Challenge

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015271
eISBN:
9780262295437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015271.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The translation of legal protection offered to undocumented children in Europe into effective child rights policies is examined in the chapter. Standards and treaties, including the International ... More


International human rights: ‘Taming’ global economic markets?

Ronald Labonté and Arne Ruckert

in Health Equity in a Globalizing Era: Past Challenges, Future Prospects

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198835356
eISBN:
9780191872952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198835356.003.0016
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

A long-standing and fundamental facet of global governance for health has been the development of an international human rights framework. Arising from the aftermath of World War II, human rights are ... More


Public Policy in International Economic Law: The ICESCR in Trade, Finance, and Investment

Diane Desierto

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198716938
eISBN:
9780191785634
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716938.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Company and Commercial Law

States rejected inequality when they chose to ratify the International Covenant on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights (ICESCR), but to date the ICESCR has not yet figured prominently in the policy ... More


Introduction

Helen Keller and Daniel Moeckli

in The Human Rights Covenants at 50: Their Past, Present, and Future

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198825890
eISBN:
9780191864902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825890.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The following introduces the book by explaining its background and providing an overview of its different parts. It also provides a brief summary of the chapters and the themes discussed by the ... More


Interpretation of the ICESCR: Between Morality and State Consent

Daniel Moeckli

in The Human Rights Covenants at 50: Their Past, Present, and Future

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198825890
eISBN:
9780191864902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825890.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights has developed a number of methods for interpreting the ICESCR that are often described as ‘special’ and as falling outside the framework of VCLT ... More


Influence of the ICESCR in Africa

Manisuli Ssenyonjo

in The Human Rights Covenants at 50: Their Past, Present, and Future

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198825890
eISBN:
9780191864902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825890.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter considers the influence of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in Africa. It seeks to show how the Covenant as interpreted by the UN Committee on Economic, ... More


Influence of the ICESCR in Latin America

Mónica Pinto and Martín Sigal

in The Human Rights Covenants at 50: Their Past, Present, and Future

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198825890
eISBN:
9780191864902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825890.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The influence of the ICESCR in Latin America is significant, since countries in the region have increasingly incorporated ESCR into their legal systems during the last three decades. Several national ... More


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