Securing Dignity and Freedom Through Human Rights: Article 22 of the Universal Declaration of Human (BOK)

Janelle M. Diller

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The Universal Declaration of Human Rights establishes that everyone's dignity and freedom to develop as a person are secured through economic, social and cultural rights. This volume examines the origins of the article of the Declaration that introduced the purpose of economic, social and cultural rights in this way and recognized that every member of society is entitled to their realization through national effort and international cooperation. The article's concepts have been the subject of significant articulation and interpretation. Accordingly, the book analyzes the meaning and application of economic, social and cultural rights and the nature of the related obligations developed in the International Covenant on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights and other international instruments. The book also explores the contribution of the article's legal concepts to philosophical theories of social justice and increasingly to the practice expected of States, individually and in cooperation with international organizations and non-state actors in development and other activities. This volume should provide a convenient tool for human rights advocates, practitioners, lawyers, scholars, and others involved with and interested in the role of human rights in seeking economic, social and cultural security for all.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2011 Forfatter Janelle M. Diller
ISBN 9789004209398
Antall sider 232 Dimensjoner 16cm x 24cm x 2cm
Vekt 556 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form International human rights law