Conceptual, Measurement, and Policy Issues
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Foreword; Introduction: 1. Economic rights: the terrain Shareen Hertel and Lanse Minkler; Part I. Concepts: 2. The West and economic rights Jack Donnelly; 3. A needs-based approach to social and economic rights Wiktor Osiatynski; 4. Economic rights in the knowledge economy: an instrumental justification Albino Barrera; 5. 'None so poor that he is compelled to sell himself': democracy, subsistence, and basic income Michael Goodhart; 6. Benchmarking the right to work Philip Harvey; Part II. Measurement: 7. The status of efforts to monitor economic, social, and cultural rights Audrey R. Chapman; 8. Measuring the progressive realization of economic and social rights Clair Apodaca; 9. Economic rights, human development effort, and institutions Mwangi Samson Kimenyi; 10. Measuring government effort to respect economic and social human rights: a peer benchmark David L. Cingranelli and David L. Richards; 11. Government respect for women's economic rights: a cross-national analysis, 1981-2003 Shawna E. Sweeney; Part III. Policy Issues: 12. Economic rights and extraterritorial obligations Sigrun I. Skogly and Mark Gibney; 13. Millenium development goal 8: can it be an accountability framework for international human rights obligations? Sakiko Fukuda-Parr; 14. The United States and international economic rights: law, social reality, and political choice David Forsythe; 15. Public policy and economic rights in Ghana and Uganda Susan Dicklitch and Rhoda E. Howard-Hassmann; 16. Human rights as instruments of emancipation and economic development Kaushik Basu; 17. Worker rights and economic development: the cases of occupational safety and health and child labor Peter Dorman.
This book assesses economic rights and explains their evolution, measurement, and implementation internationally.