Courting social justice : judicial enforcement of social and economic rights in the developing world

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  • Creator edited by Varun Gauri, Daniel M. Brinks
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008.
  • Physical Details
    • xix, 363 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 9780521873765, 0521873762
  • OCLC ocn220858957


  • Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • Introduction: The elements of legalization and the triangular shape of social and economic rights / Varun Gauri and Daniel M. Brinks -- 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
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