Courting social justice : judicial enforcement of social and economic rights in the developing world / edited by Varun Gauri, Daniel M. Brinks. - Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008. - xix, 363 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Litigating for social justice in post-apartheid South Africa : a focus on health and education / Jonathan Berger -- Accountability for social and economic rights in Brazil / Florian F. Hoffmann and Fernando R.N.M. Bentes -- Courts and socioeconomic rights in India / Shylashri Shankar and Pratap Bhanu Mehta -- The impact of economic and social rights in Nigeria : an assessment of the legal framework for implementing education and health as human rights / Chidi Anselm Odinkalu -- The implementation of the rights to health care and education in Indonesia / Bivitri Susanti -- Transforming legal theory in the light of practice : the judicial application of social and economic rights to private orderings / Helen Hershkoff -- A new policy landscape : legalizing social and economic rights in the developing world / Daniel M. Brinks and Varun Gauri.

9780521873765 (hardback) 0521873762 (hardback) 9780521145169 (pbk)


Human rights - developping countries
Social rights--Developing countries.
Law and economic development.
Social legislation--Developing countries.

Developing countries--Economic policy.

K3240 / .C68 2008

341.481 / C58

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