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Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

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ISBN13: 9780792332770
ISBN: 0792332776
Published: July 1997
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

The Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action, adopted in the World Conference on Human Rights in June 1993, reaffirmed the indivisible and interdependent nature of all human rights. Yet the category of economic, social and cultural rights remains a subject of debate and controversy.;This book is a comprehensive textbook on internationally recognized economic, social and cultural rights. While focusing upon this category of rights, it also brings out their relations to other human rights, civil and political rights in particular.

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Part 1 Concepts and Principles: 1. Economic, Social and Cultural Rights - a Universal Challenge, A. Eide, A. Rosas.
2. Economic, Social and Cultural Rights as Human Rights, A. Eide.
3. Economic and Social Rights as Legal Rights, M. Scheinin.
4. Cultural Rights and Universal Human Rights, R. Stavenhagen.
5. The Right of Self-Determination, A. Rosas.
Part 2 Selected Economic, Social and Cultural Rights: 6. The Right to an Adequate Standard of Living Including the Right to Food, A. Eide.
7. The Right to Housing, S. Leckie.
8. Health Rights, K. Tomasevski.
9. The Right to Property, C. Krause.
10. The Right to Social Security, M. Scheinin.
11. The Right to Work and Rights in Work, K. Drzewicki.
12. The Right to Education, M. Nowak.
13. The Right to Human Rights Education, G. Alfredsson.
14. Cultural Rights as Individual Human Rights, A. Eide.
Part 3 Contested Rights: 15. So-Called Rights of the Third Generation, A. Rosas.
16. The Right to Development, A. Rosas.
17. Environmental Rights, K. Tomasevski.
18. Women, K. Tomasevski.
19. Children, T. Hammarberg.
20. Minorities and Indigenous Peoples, A.-C. Bloch.
21. Immigrants and Migrant Workers, J. Niessen.
22. Armed Conflicts, A. Rosas, M. Sandvik.
Part 4 Implementation: 23. Implementation Mechanisms and Remedies, A. Rosas, M. Scheinin.
24. Obstacles and Goals to be Pursued, A. Eide.
24. Indicators, K. Tomasevski.
26. International Development Finance Agencies, K. Tomasevski.
27. Technical Assistance and Advisory Services, G. Alfredsson. Annex 1: Revised Guidelines regarding the Form and Contents of Reports to be Submitted by States Parties under Articles 16 and 17 of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. Annex 2: General Comments of the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. Annex 3: Selected General Comments of the Human Rights Committee.