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Engendering Education: Prospects For a Rights‐Based Approach To Female Education Deprivation In India

Ramya Subrahmanian

in Gender Justice, Development, and Rights

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199256457
eISBN:
9780191601989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256454.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter examines two challenges to promoting the right of education in India: economic and education policies, and the gender perspective used to justify a focus on women’s education. The ... More


Education: America

Emily Zackin

in Looking for Rights in All the Wrong Places: Why State Constitutions Contain America's Positive Rights

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155777
eISBN:
9781400846276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155777.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter examines the campaigns to add education rights to state constitutions, with particular emphasis on how the common school movement was able to establish the states' constitutional duty to ... More


Socio-economic Rights and Positive Duties

Sandra Fredman

in Human Rights Transformed: Positive Rights and Positive Duties

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199272761
eISBN:
9780191709814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272761.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter applies the approach developed in this book to familiar topics of socio-economic rights, focussing on housing, education, and welfare, and drawing on comparative experience in selected ... More


Introduction: The Essential Questions Regarding a Federal Right to Education

Kimberly Jenkins Robinson

in A Federal Right to Education: Fundamental Questions for Our Democracy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479893287
eISBN:
9781479872770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479893287.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

In this introduction, Kimberly Jenkins Robinson explains that despite some gains from state school finance litigation, educational opportunity and achievement gaps remain prevalent throughout the ... More


Looking for Rights in All the Wrong Places

Emily Zackin

in Looking for Rights in All the Wrong Places: Why State Constitutions Contain America's Positive Rights

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155777
eISBN:
9781400846276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155777.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This book examines the nature and political origins of America's positive constitutional rights. It is widely assumed that constitutional rights in the United States protect people from government ... More


Globalization and Its Effects on the Emerging Jurisprudence on the Right to Education in South Africa and Nigeria

Avinash Govindjee and Elijah Adewale Taiwo

in Globalization, International Law, and Human Rights

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198074151
eISBN:
9780199080830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198074151.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter highlights how the concepts of globalization and human rights intersect with the right to education with particular reference to South Africa and Nigeria. The chapter is divided into ... More


A Federal Right to Education: Fundamental Questions for Our Democracy

Kimberly Jenkins Robinson (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479893287
eISBN:
9781479872770
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479893287.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This book brings together an array of leading scholars to engage three critical questions surrounding the current debate over a federal right to education. First, should the United States recognize ... More


Defining Positive Rights

Emily Zackin

in Looking for Rights in All the Wrong Places: Why State Constitutions Contain America's Positive Rights

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155777
eISBN:
9781400846276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155777.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter provides a definition of rights and describes the distinction between the categories of positive and negative rights. It first examines the rights movements' campaigns to add education, ... More


‘In the Small Places’: Education and Human Rights Culture in Conflict-Affected Societies

Lesley McEvoy and Laura Lundy

in Judges, Transition, and Human Rights

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199204939
eISBN:
9780191695599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204939.003.0023
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter looks at education and human rights culture in conflict-affected societies, using Northern Ireland as a case study. It explores the relationship between the separate yet interrelated ... More


The Right to Education

Jayna Kothari

in The Future of Disability Law in India: A Critical Analysis of the Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Act 1995

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077626
eISBN:
9780199080960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077626.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter discusses provisions of the Indian Constitution concerning the right to free primary education and the co-relating rights to inclusive education guaranteed under Chapter V of the Persons ... More


The Inadequate Right to Education: A Case Study of Obstacles to State Protection

Kristine L. Bowman

in A Federal Right to Education: Fundamental Questions for Our Democracy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479893287
eISBN:
9781479872770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479893287.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

In this chapter, Kristine Bowman continues this volume’s exploration of why a federal right to education would be beneficial. She explores state-level obstacles to closing educational opportunity ... More


Historical Attempts to Advance a Right to Education

Anne Newman

in Realizing Educational Rights: Advancing School Reform through Courts and Communities

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226071749
eISBN:
9780226071886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226071886.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Chapter 3 addresses a likely challenge to arguments for a right to education as a matter of equal citizenship: that they are just utopian musings. In response, the chapter focuses on select moments ... More


Civic Education for Noncitizen and Citizen Students: A Conceptual Framework

James A. Banks

in Humanitarianism and Mass Migration: Confronting the World Crisis

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520297128
eISBN:
9780520969629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297128.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter describes a conceptual framework for developing civic education for citizen and non-citizen students. Human rights cosmopolitan education is conceptualized as the focus of civic ... More


The Rose Case: A Case Study in Legal Advocacy

Anne Newman

in Realizing Educational Rights: Advancing School Reform through Courts and Communities

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226071749
eISBN:
9780226071886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226071886.003.0005
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

To examine the opportunities and challenges of attempting to secure educational rights through courts, Chapter 4 offers a case study of a landmark school finance lawsuit from Kentucky, Rose v. ... More


How the CRC Affects Actual Children’s Lives

Barbara Bennett Woodhouse

in The Ecology of Childhood: How Our Changing World Threatens Children's Rights

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780814794845
eISBN:
9780814784655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814794845.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

Chapter eleven uses stories drawn from the author’s field work in Italy to rebut the charge that the CRC makes no difference in the lives of real world children. These narratives explore how specific ... More


Realizing Educational Rights: Advancing School Reform through Courts and Communities

Anne Newman

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226071749
eISBN:
9780226071886
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226071886.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

In this book, Anne Newman addresses urgent moral and policy questions about educational justice in a democratic society. She focuses on two questions that arise at the intersection of political ... More


India's Rights Revolution: Has It Worked for the Poor?

S.K. Das

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198081661
eISBN:
9780199082421
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198081661.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

During the last six years, India has given its citizens four important economic and social rights. With this, India has established one of the world’s most forward-looking structure of rights, and ... More


Article 21A: Clues for Its Content in International Law and Socio-Economic Rights Adjudication in India

Florian Matthey-Prakash

in The Right to Education in India: The Importance of Enforceability of a Fundamental Right

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780199494286
eISBN:
9780199097067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199494286.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Chapter 3 offers some guidance concerning the content of Article 21A. This question is approached purely legally, not politically. Therefore, the chapter does not describe what content would be ... More


The right to education

Benjamin Mallon

in International Human Rights, Social Policy & Global: Critical Perspectives

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447349211
eISBN:
9781447349259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447349211.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Chapter 14 critically analyses the idea of education as a universal human right. It outlines existing international human rights mechanisms relevant to education as a right and critically assesses ... More


A Right to Equal Education: The Fourteenth Amendment and American Schools

Kathryn Schumaker

in Troublemakers: Students' Rights and Racial Justice in the Long 1960s

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479875139
eISBN:
9781479821365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479875139.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter discusses the development of Fourteenth Amendment jurisprudence in the area of students’ rights during the 1960s and 1970s. It focuses in particular on the courts’ interpretation of ... More


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