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Sanitation: The Last Taboo Becomes a Human Right

Catarina de Albuquerque

in The Right to Sanitation in India: Critical Perspectives

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780199489855
eISBN:
9780199095544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199489855.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter analyses the right to sanitation from a human rights perspective. It provides an understanding of when, how, and why the right to sanitation originated in the international human rights ... More


The Emergence of “New” Health-Related Human Rights: Recognizing the Human Rights to Water and Sanitation

Benjamin Mason Meier and Inga T. Winkler

in Foundations of Global Health & Human Rights

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780197528297
eISBN:
9780197528334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197528297.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter discusses the evolving understanding of human rights to encompass determinants of health through the human rights to water and sanitation, which are vital to the prevention of both ... More


The Right to Sanitation: Multiple Dimensions and Challenges

Philippe Cullet

in The Right to Sanitation in India: Critical Perspectives

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780199489855
eISBN:
9780199095544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199489855.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

The right to sanitation has been recognized for many years by the Supreme Court of India and high courts. Its recognition is not in question but there is a lack of a comprehensive legal framework ... More


The Right to Sanitation in India: Critical Perspectives

Philippe Cullet, Sujith Koonan, and Lovleen Bhullar (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780199489855
eISBN:
9780199095544
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199489855.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

Sanitation has received little attention from law and policy makers, and implementers for a long time although it was not completely outside the purview of laws and policies in India. The past couple ... More


Humanization of the Law Applicable to Fresh Water

Laurence Boisson de Chazournes

in Fresh Water in International Law

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780198863427
eISBN:
9780191895845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198863427.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Human needs have permeated the law applicable to fresh water through a variety of avenues. This development has added new contours to existing rules and principles. It has also led to the emergence ... More


Rights of Sanitation Workers in India

P. Sakthivel, M. Nirmalkumar, and Akshayaa Benjamin

in The Right to Sanitation in India: Critical Perspectives

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780199489855
eISBN:
9780199095544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199489855.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

The legal framework in India recognizes the right to sanitation and the rights of workers in hazardous employment. But it has failed to regulate the safety of sanitation workers. The agencies of the ... More


Sanitation in South Africa: Policy, Practice, and Contestation

Jackie Dugard

in The Right to Sanitation in India: Critical Perspectives

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780199489855
eISBN:
9780199095544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199489855.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

South Africa has among the most progressive legal and policy frameworks for sanitation services in the world, including a legally entrenched basic minimum standard for sanitation services and a free ... More


Introduction

Philippe Cullet, Sujith Koonan, and Lovleen Bhullar

in The Right to Sanitation in India: Critical Perspectives

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780199489855
eISBN:
9780199095544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199489855.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

The Introduction starts with an overview of the concept of the right to sanitation and its implementation in India. It examines the legal recognition of the right—expressly as a constitutional right ... More


Global Dynamics: Rights Promoters and Rights Resisters

Madeline Baer

in Stemming the Tide: Human Rights and Water Policy in a Neoliberal World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190693152
eISBN:
9780190693183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190693152.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

Chapter 3 explores how global actors promote the human right to water and sanitation at the global level, the venues in which they carry out their campaigns, and the resistance they face to ... More


Water for Life: Implementing the Human Right to Water and Sanitation in Bolivia

Madeline Baer

in Stemming the Tide: Human Rights and Water Policy in a Neoliberal World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190693152
eISBN:
9780190693183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190693152.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

Chapter 5 provides a case study of the human rights-based approach to water policy through an analysis of the Bolivian government’s attempts to implement the human right to water and sanitation. It ... More


Introduction: Market Reforms and the Human Right to Water

Madeline Baer

in Stemming the Tide: Human Rights and Water Policy in a Neoliberal World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190693152
eISBN:
9780190693183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190693152.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

The introductory chapter provides context for the central issues explored in the book, introduces the country cases, and highlights the book’s contribution to scholarship and to water policy. The ... More


Human Rights in a Neoliberal World

Madeline Baer

in Stemming the Tide: Human Rights and Water Policy in a Neoliberal World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190693152
eISBN:
9780190693183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190693152.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

Chapter 2 presents the central research questions that drive the theoretical and empirical work of the book, outlines the “moments of social transformation” model used for analyzing human rights ... More


Conclusion: Rights Realization and Social Transformation

Madeline Baer

in Stemming the Tide: Human Rights and Water Policy in a Neoliberal World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190693152
eISBN:
9780190693183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190693152.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

The conclusion synthesizes the main findings from the empirical chapters in response to the three research questions guiding the book, modifies the “moments of social transformation” model of rights ... More


Private Water, Public Good: Privatization and State Capacity in Chile

Madeline Baer

in Stemming the Tide: Human Rights and Water Policy in a Neoliberal World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190693152
eISBN:
9780190693183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190693152.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

Chapter 4 provides an in-depth case study of water policy in Chile from the 1970s to present, including an evaluation of the outcomes of water policy under the privatized system from a human rights ... More


Stemming the Tide: Human Rights and Water Policy in a Neoliberal World

Madeline Baer

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190693152
eISBN:
9780190693183
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190693152.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

The human right to water and sanitation emerged as a rallying cry for protestors and a legal tool to challenge privatization of water services. This book explores how the right to water and ... More


Fresh Water in International Law

Laurence Boisson de Chazournes

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780198863427
eISBN:
9780191895845
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198863427.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This book, now in its second edition, addresses the diverse ways in which international law governs the uses, management, and protection of fresh water. The regulation of fresh water has primarily ... More


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