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Human Rights in Education, Science and Culture: Legal Developments and Challenges

Edited by: Yvonne Donders, Vladimir Volodin

ISBN13: 9780754673132
Published: December 2007
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print



This volume focuses on economic, social and cultural rights within the competence of UNESCO. These include the right to education, right to enjoy the benefits of scientific progress and its applications and the right to take part in cultural life.

The work provides a combination of insight on the content, scope of application and corresponding State obligations of these rights, based on the international human rights legal framework, and examinations of specific aspects relating to their implementation.

Subjects:
Human Rights and Civil Liberties, Education Law
Contents:
Foreword
Introduction
Interdependence and indivisibility of human rights, Asbjørn Eide
The justiciability of socio-economic rights: experience and problems, Frans Viljoen
The status of the development of indicators for economic, social and cultural rights with particular emphasis to the rights to education, participation in cultural life, and access to the benefits of science, Audrey R. Chapman
The applicability of human rights between private parties, Christian Courtis
Content and scope of the right to education as a human right and obstacles to its realization, Fons Coomans
The legal framework of the right to take part in cultural life, Yvonne Donders
Study of the right to enjoy the benefits of scientific and technological progress and its application, William A. Schabas
Conclusion
Index.