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Economic, Social and Cultural Rights : Progress and Achievement - Ralph Beddard

Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

Progress and Achievement

By: Ralph Beddard (Editor), Dilys M. Hill (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 2nd December 1991
ISBN: 9780333521960
Number Of Pages: 216

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This book explores two main themes. First, the claim that these welfare, education, health and equality can be accorded the status of rights. Second, and relatedly, the issue of whether they are justiciable, that is, can they be the subject of adjudication and enforcement through traditional legal mechanisms? This book provides a timely and wide-ranging exploration of these topical and controversial issues.

The Centre for International Policy Studies - Preface - Acknowledgements - Workshop Participants - Notes on the Contributors - PART 1: RIGHTS AND NEEDS: DEFINITIONS AND ACTIONS - Rights and their Realisation; D.M.Hill - A Defence of Welfare Rights; R.Plant - The Realisation and Implementation of Social, Economic and Cultural Rights; J.H usermann - Economic, Social and Cultural Rights: The Development of Governments' Views; S.Morphet - Justiciability Re-examined; M.K.Addo - PART 2: CONTEMPORARY PUBLIC POLICY - Rights and Performance: Economic and Social Rights in the United Kingdom; R.Beddard - Universal Rights and Public Policy: The Case for Equal Opportunity; I.Forbes - The European Social Charter: Employment, Unions and Strikes; V.J.Shrubsall - Implementing the Right to Education in England; J.Lonbay - Recognising a Right to Health; J.Montgomery - Index

ISBN: 9780333521960
ISBN-10: 033352196X
Series: Southampton Studies in International Policy
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 216
Published: 2nd December 1991
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.0 x 14.0  x 2.0
Weight (kg): 0.45
Edition Number: 2