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Time to Grow Up: The UN Committee on the Rights of the Child's Jurisprudence of the Right to Development

Noam Peleg

in Law and Childhood Studies: Current Legal Issues Volume 14

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199652501
eISBN:
9780191739217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652501.003.0022
Subject:
Law, Family Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter asks how the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child understands the meaning of the right to development of children. It begins by briefly presenting two conceptions of childhood — ... More


Is There a Human Right to Development?

RUMU SARKAR

in International Development Law: Rule of Law, Human Rights, and Global Finance

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195398281
eISBN:
9780199866366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398281.003.004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter examines whether there is a human right to development. It is the most legally focused of all the chapters and essentially tracks the historical antecedents of the “right to ... More


The Right to Development and Human-centred Globalization

Margot E Salomon

in Global Responsibility for Human Rights: World Poverty and the Development of International Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199284429
eISBN:
9780191713736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199284429.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines dominant ideologies and practices related to international economic activities, through the lens of the various elements that constitute the right to development. Drawing on the ... More


Elements of a Theory of the Right to Development *

Arjun Sengupta

in Arguments for a Better World: Essays in Honor of Amartya Sen: Volume I: Ethics, Welfare, and Measurement

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199239115
eISBN:
9780191716935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239115.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter spells out the characteristics of the Right to Development, adopted by the 1986 UN Declaration as an international human right. It builds on the six questions identified by Sen as ... More


Global Responsibility for Human Rights: World Poverty and the Development of International Law

Margot E. Salomon and Foreword by Stephen P. Marks

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199284429
eISBN:
9780191713736
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199284429.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

World poverty represents a failure of the international community to see half of the global population secure their basic socio-economic rights. Yet international law establishes that cooperation is ... More


International Development Law: Rule of Law, Human Rights, and Global Finance

Rumu Sarkar

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195398281
eISBN:
9780199866366
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398281.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This legal text provides a theoretical and practical overview of the international legal architecture between developing countries and advanced nations. The text is divided into two parts, the first ... More


Introduction

Margot E Salomon

in Global Responsibility for Human Rights: World Poverty and the Development of International Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199284429
eISBN:
9780191713736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199284429.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of the function of human rights amidst the current global economic system. It then discusses the increasing gap between rich and poor, the UN ... More


The Multiple Meanings of Development

Sonia E. Rolland

in Development at the World Trade Organization

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199600885
eISBN:
9780191738364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600885.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Despite its ubiquitous use in the international legal discourse, the precise meaning of “development” is elusive and has evolved over time. The purpose of this brief theoretical survey is to ... More


Concluding Remarks: Latter-day Tyranny and the Future of Human Rights

Margot E Salomon

in Global Responsibility for Human Rights: World Poverty and the Development of International Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199284429
eISBN:
9780191713736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199284429.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter presents some concluding thoughts from the author. It argues that while international economic arrangements favour developed states that influence their substance and direction, ongoing ... More


The Development of The Right to Development

Upendra Baxi

in Human Rights in a Posthuman World

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198061762
eISBN:
9780199080212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198061762.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter discusses the advancements towards the right to development, which was believed to be another trick of global governance. It discusses the role of the United States in developing a human ... More


Integrating a Human Rights-Based Approach to Development and the Right to Development into Global Governance for Health

Stephen P. Marks

in Human Rights in Global Health: Rights-Based Governance for a Globalizing World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190672676
eISBN:
9780190672713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190672676.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter applies two approaches to global economic governance of relevance to global health funding agencies. The first is the human rights-based approach to development, with its theoretical ... More


Human Rights: Between the Radical and the Subverted

John Linarelli, Margot E Salomon, and Muthucumaraswamy Sornarajah

in The Misery of International Law: Confrontations with Injustice in the Global Economy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198753957
eISBN:
9780191815812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198753957.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter interrogates whether international human rights law has settled for preventing and mitigating deprivations without changing the terms under which that suffering is not only made possible ... More


Paradoxes of Development: Rethinking the Right to Development

Amy Allen

in Poverty, Agency, and Human Rights

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199975877
eISBN:
9780199396917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199975877.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Both the theory and practice of international development have been charged with further entrenching the subordination of the very individuals and countries that development aims to enrich and ... More


Towards a General Theory of Human Rights Planning: Part II

Azadeh Chalabi

in National Human Rights Action Planning

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198822844
eISBN:
9780191861291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198822844.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Part I, ‘Theoretical Perspectives’, which is structured in two chapters (Chapters 1 and 2), develops a new general theory of human rights planning including four sub-theories. The first sub-theory, ... More


Achieving Access to Modern Energy Services: A Study of Legal Strategies

Adrian J Bradbrook

in Ending Africa's Energy Deficit and the Law: Achieving Sustainable Energy for All in Africa

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198819837
eISBN:
9780191860096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198819837.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter provides an overview of the societal problems and the poverty trap created in developing countries where universal access to energy services does not exist. It relates the efforts made ... More


Sovereign Debt and the Right to Development

Gail Hurley

in Sovereign Debt and Human Rights

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198810445
eISBN:
9780191847783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198810445.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

The right to development is an over-arching, synthesis-based collective right that has found a solid place in the international human rights architecture. Under the UN Declaration on the Right to ... More


Traps of Violence: A Human Rights Analysis of Relationships between Peace and Development

Bård Anders Andreassen

in Promoting Peace Through International Law

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198722731
eISBN:
9780191789496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198722731.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The structural violence doctrine refers to violence where social structures, relations, and institutions threaten peace and peoples’ basic interests and needs. It is inherently related to social ... More


De-colonizing the 2030 Development Agenda: Moving Towards a Universal Partnership for Sustainable Development

Alicia Bárcena

in Global Governance and Development

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198785941
eISBN:
9780191827648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785941.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Multilateral development objectives and targets need to be recognized as universal in nature—and, thus “de-colonized” in that they should not focus exclusively on developing countries. As an ... More


Beyond Minimalism of Growth with Safety Net: Is Development ‘Inclusive’ in Bangladesh?

Binayak Sen

in Democracy, Sustainable Development, and Peace: New Perspectives on South Asia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780198092346
eISBN:
9780199082834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198092346.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter defines inclusiveness as transforming the relative position of the poor from principal to agent. It argues that Bangladesh has achieved considerable economic and social gains since the ... More


National Human Rights Action Planning

Azadeh Chalabi

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198822844
eISBN:
9780191861291
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198822844.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This book deals with human rights action planning, as a largely under-researched area, from theoretical, doctrinal, empirical, and practical perspectives in order to put forward a new account of such ... More


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