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Human Rights and Development: Towards Mutual Reinforcement
 

Human Rights and Development: Towards Mutual Reinforcement (Paperback)

Edited by Alston, Philip
Edited by Robinson, Mary

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For several decades after the UN Charter insisted that the promotion of development and human rights were central to post-World War II conceptions of world order, the two fields remained in virtual isolation from one another. Only in the past 15 years or so, with the fall of the ...Berlin Wall and the realization that freedom and economic well-being are empirically linked, have the professional communities dealing with development and human rights issues really begun to communicate effectively. But too much of the dialogue has been confined to an abstract or theoretical level. This volume addresses highly specific but crucial aspects of the human rights and development interface, including the economics of social rights; land rights and women's empowerment; child labour and access to education; reform of legal and judicial systems; the human rights role of the private sector; and building human rights into development planning, especially the Poverty Reduction Strategy process. Contributors include lawyers, economists, and both scholarly and practitioner perspectives are presented. Several chapters are written by Senior World Bank officials, including the Bank's President and the head of the International Finance Corporation.
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ISBN 9780199284627
Released NZ 26 Oct 2005
Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
Format Paperback
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ISBN-13 9780199284627
Stock Available
Status Indent title (internationally sourced), usually ships 4-6 weeks
Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
Imprint Oxford University Press
Released 26 Oct 2005
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Author(s) Edited by Alston, Philip
Edited by Robinson, Mary
Category Human Rights
Development Economics
Treaties & Other Sources Of International Law
International Human Rights Law
Number of Pages 576
Dimensions Width: 156mm
Height: 233mm
Spine: 32mm
Dewey Code 323
Weight 872g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Economic development, Human rights - Developing countries, Social rights - Developing countries
NBS Text Politics: General & Reference
ONIX Text Professional and scholarly

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