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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


Conclusion: Implications for Policy in South Africa and Beyond

David Bilchitz

in Poverty and Fundamental Rights: The Justification and Enforcement of Socio-economic Rights

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199552160
eISBN:
9780191709456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199552160.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

In order to render the doctrinal discussion more concrete, this concluding chapter considers some of the policy implications of the minimum core approach for the United States, the United Kingdom, ... More


The right to housing

Dessie Donnelly, Joe Finnerty, and Cathal O’Connell

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/9781447349211.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter describes the human rights-based approach to housing and analyses it from a critical social policy perspective. The first section outlines the importance of housing as a human right, the ... More


‘But … Where Will I Live?’: Domestic Violence and the Right to Reside

Pinki Mathur Anurag

in Conflict in the Shared Household: Domestic Violence and the Law in India

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780199489954
eISBN:
9780199095674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199489954.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Family Law

The chapter deals with women’s unequal rights to housing and draws on the related concepts of security of tenure and ownership rights, to explores the interlink between housing rights and domestic ... More


The right to an affordable, secure and decent home for all

Rory Hearne

in Housing Shock: The Irish Housing Crisis and How to Solve It

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447353898
eISBN:
9781447353911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447353898.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter outlines the centrality of housing as a home for human dignity and wellbeing, using a social justice, human rights and psychological approach to housing. It details the impact of ... More


Housing Shock: The Irish Housing Crisis and How to Solve It

Rory Hearne

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447353898
eISBN:
9781447353911
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447353898.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The unprecedented housing and homelessness crisis in Ireland is having profound impacts on Generation Rent, the wellbeing of children, worsening wider inequality and threatening the economy. Housing ... More


The Limits of Liberalism: The White House, 1965–1968

Sylvia Ellis

in Freedom's Pragmatist: Lyndon Johnson and Civil Rights

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813044569
eISBN:
9780813046174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044569.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the final years of Johnson's political career. After the passage of the landmark Voting Rights Act, Johnson planned to address the remaining challenges faced by the nation's ... More


Asserting the Right to Adequate Housing: Kovilur Village

Jayshree P. Mangubhai

in Human Rights as Practice: Dalit Women Securing Livelihood Entitlements in South India

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780198095453
eISBN:
9780199082650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198095453.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter presents a successful struggle by Dalit women to secure housing entitlements in a general mixed-caste context. It shows how these women’s perspectives and agency, informed by structural ... More


Youth homelessness policy in wales: improving housing rights and addressing geographical wrongs

Peter K. Mackie

in Critical Geographies of Childhood and Youth: Contemporary Policy and Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9781847428462
eISBN:
9781447307259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428462.003.0014
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Over the past decade youth homelessness has received increasing political priority in the UK and across much of the developed world. Focussing on Wales, where a comprehensive review of homelessness ... More


The people push back: protests for affordable homes for all

Rory Hearne

in Housing Shock: The Irish Housing Crisis and How to Solve It

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447353898
eISBN:
9781447353911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447353898.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Housing has always been a deeply political issue given its centrality to people’s lives. However, how it is politicised and treated, and its prominence in political and public debate, has changed ... More


A Green New Deal for Housing: affordable sustainable homes and communities for all

Rory Hearne

in Housing Shock: The Irish Housing Crisis and How to Solve It

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447353898
eISBN:
9781447353911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447353898.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter sets out why the connection between housing and the environment urgently needs to be moved centre stage in both the housing and climate debates. It links climate change and housing ... More


Relationship Breakdown, Abuse and Housing

Peter W. G. Robson

in Housing Law in Scotland

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861117
eISBN:
9781474406185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861117.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses the legal framework for relationship breakdown and domestic abuse in relation to housing in Scotland. The housing rights of women have traditionally been limited in Scotland. ... More


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