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Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers within the Human Rights Perspective

Frances Stewart and Michael Wang

in Human Rights and Development: Towards Mutual Reinforcement

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199284627
eISBN:
9780191700316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199284627.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter outlines how far the Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers (PRSP) exercise, which covers many very poor countries and involves significant resources, adds to the realization of human rights, ... More


Human Rights and Poverty Reduction Strategies: Moving Towards Convergence?

Gobind Nankani, John Page, and Lindsay Judge

in Human Rights and Development: Towards Mutual Reinforcement

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199284627
eISBN:
9780191700316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199284627.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter analyzes the interface between human rights and the Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers (PRSP) initiative, aiming to determine both commonalities as well as points of departure between the ... More


Human Rights and Human Development †

Sakiko Fukuda‐Parr

in Arguments for a Better World: Essays in Honor of Amartya Sen, Volume 2: Society, Institutions, and Development

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199239979
eISBN:
9780191716874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239979.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter uses Sen's capability approach to explore whether there are inherent contradictions between human rights and development. The ‘human rights based approach’ has gained momentum yet many ... More


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