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Courting Social Justice Judicial Enforcement of Social and Economic Rights in the Developing World

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ISBN-10: 0521145163

ISBN-13: 9780521145169

Edition: 2010

Authors: Varun Gauri, Daniel Brinks

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This is a first-of-its-kind, five-country empirical study of the causes and consequences of social and economic rights litigation.
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Book details

List price: $48.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 3/15/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Varun Gauri is Senior Economist in the Development Research Group of the World Bank. His research focuses on politics and governance in the social sectors and aims to combine quantitative and qualitative methods in economics and social science research. His research has addressed HIV/AIDS policies in Brazil, South Africa, and Mozambique; basic immunization in Pakistan; the behavior of development nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) in Bangladesh; payment modalities for health-care providers in Costa Rica and Nigeria; litigation for social and economic rights in developing countries; and the relationship between international human rights treaties and development outcomes. He is the author…    

Foreword
Preface
Contributors
Introduction: The Elements of Legalization and the Triangular Shape of Social and Economic Rights
Litigating for Social Justice in Post-Apartheid South Africa: A Focus on Health and Education
Accountability for Social and Economic Rights in Brazil
Courts and Socioeconomic Rights in India
The Impact of Economic and Social Rights in Nigeria: An Assessment of the Legal Framework for Implementing Education and Health as Human Rights
The Implementation of the Rights to Health Care and Education in Indonesia
Transforming Legal Theory in the Light of Practice: The Judicial Application of Social and Economic Rights to Private Orderings
A New Policy Landscape: Legalizing Social and Economic Rights in the Developing World
Index