The Right to Health; B. The Right to Work and Rights in Work Krzysztof Drzewicki 14. The Right to Education; M. The Right to Development; A. Economic, Social and Cultural Rights - a Universal Challenge, A. Governments allow copyright and technical restrictions on tax-payer funded textbooks. Cultural Rights: A Social Science Perspective; R.
Multinational Enterprises and Emergent Jurisprudence on Violations of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights; C. This is a comprehensive textbook on internationally recognized economic, social and cultural rights. A textbook available online is almost like that. If yes, then what could possibly justify limiting use of the resource after it is created? The volume discusses what human rights obligations economic, social and cultural rights entail for states and non-state actors; the nature and scope of substantive economic, social and cultural rights such as education, health, work, water, enjoyment of the benefits of scientific progress, and cultural rights; as well as the justiciability of these rights at an international level and at the national level. For these resources the decisions that government make must change. Universities hoard tax-payer funded knowledge instead of making it freely available. It costs money to build and staff schools that make the right to education a reality.
What if it could be immediately available for every student who ever needed it? The Human Right to Adequate Housing; S. See the introduction to these fact sheets for further details on this. Annex 3: Selected General Comments of the Human Rights Committee. International Development Finance Institutions: The World Bank and the International Monetary Fund Sia Spiliopoulou Åkermark 29. The E-mail message field is required. But what if there were a textbook which once it was created could be used by an unlimited number of people? The Right to Education, M. Migrant Workers Jan Niessen 22.
In the European tradition, the editors have collated the analyses of many writers in the field to produce an edited work product which yields rather complete coverage in its thirty-two chapters. Cultural Rights as Individual Human Rights, A. It covers the rights to food and to water, housing rights, health rights, education rights, and more. This second edition updates and revises the fist, and supplements it with a number of new chapters. Obstacles and Goals to Be Pursued Asbjørn Eide 32.
Selected Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. The Right to Social Security; M. The Committee has so far issued 18 general comments, of which at least twelve including the previously discussed General Comment 14 are relevant for States parties in ensuring the right to health for everyone. Human Rights and Protection of the Environment; G. What follows is a brief overview of what the Committee has established in relation to the right to health. The book further makes a thorough examination of the rights to work, health, and education.
The first edition of this book was one of the first comprehensive textbooks on internationally recognized economic, social and cultural rights. 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. Economic, Social and Cultural Rights: A Universal Challenge; A. Of course not everyone in the world has an internet connection. The highly successful first edition of this book was the first comprehensive textbook on internationally recognized economic, social and cultural rights.
A government has a limited budget. The Right to Health Brigit Toebes 11. Two students cannot use the same paper textbook at the same time or at least not use it the way that best enables them to learn. Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in the External Relations of the European Union Allan Rosas 27. The Right to Health; B. Economic, Social and Cultural Rights: A Universal Challenge; A. Minorities and Indigenous Peoples, A.
Internatinal Development Finance Institutions: The World Bank and the International Monetary Fund; S. Technical Cooperation in the Field of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights; G. The Right to Human Rights Education, G. The Right to Property, C. Cultural Rights: A Social Science Perspective; R. Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in the External Relations of the European Union; A. This kind of scarcity means that whoever is making decisions about the provision of something must engage in trade-offs.
Implementation Mechanisms and Remedies; A. They are an important tool to hold states, and increasingly non-state actors, accountable for violations and also to mobilise collective efforts to develop communities and global frameworks conducive to economic justice, social wellbeing, participation, and equality. Annex 2: General Comments of the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. The article lists some of the steps to be taken by States parties such as: the reduction of stillbirths and infant mortality; ensuring the healthy development of children; improving environmental and industrial hygiene; the prevention, treatment and control of diseases; and access to medical care for all. Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights: A Legal Resource Guide provides, for the first time, a comprehensive, consolidated source of most major international agreements recognizing economic, social and cultural rights. Readers interested in workers' rights, trade union rights, the right to an adequate standard of living, the right to housing, the right to food, the right to health, the right to education, and the right to culture will find this book a vital source of information on the exact legal sources, definitions, and enforcement possibilities associated with these rights.
This kind of scarcity means that whoever is making decisions about the provision of something must engage in trade-offs. Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights: A Legal Resource Guide is organized in an easy-to-use format and is accessible to both lawyers and nonlawyers. Written by an international human rights scholar, this timely work will be of value to all those interested in human rights and international law. Implementation Mechanisms and Remedies; A. The Right to Education; M.