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    DescriptionThis book brings together a series of papers and responses to papers presented at a conference on the minimum core content of socio-economic rights in Pretoria, South Africa, during August 2000. The papers describe, first from an international law perspective and then from a South African perspective, these socio-economic rights. In the process, the normative content of rights concerned is given flesh: the authors identify particular obligations that can be said to form the core of rights, such as the right to housing, the right to food, rights to education and social security and assistance. At the same time, the concept of a minimum core obligations of economic and social rights is problematised and the difficulties of using concepts, developed within the general and abstract realm of international law, in the more particular and concrete context of domestic rights adjudication are explored. As a result, this book contains a great deal of practical information and is useful for human rights practitioners, both legal and non-legal. It also provides some critical reflection on the conceptual framework from which it is derived.


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    Title
    Exploring the Core Content of Socio-Economic Rights
    Subtitle
    South African and International Perspectives
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Danie Brand, Edited by Sage Russell
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 268
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 232 mm
    Weight: 455 g
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781919825878
    ISBN 10: 1919825878
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: SOC
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.2
    BIC subject category V2: KC
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: JH
    BISAC V2.8: POL004000
    LC subject heading:
    DC21: 323.0968
    Thema V1.0: KC, JH
    Publisher
    Protea Boekhuis
    Imprint name
    Protea Boekhuis
    Publication date
    31 December 2002
    Publication City/Country
    Menlopark 0102