oa ESR Review : Economic and Social Rights in South Africa - Economic, social and cultural rights : a textbook, A. Eide et al (Eds.) : book review

Volume 3 Number 2
  • ISSN : 1684-260X



Extracted from text ... 24 T his book is a second revised edition. As the title makes plain, it deals, in considerable detail, with the historically neglected economic, social and cultural rights. It makes a significant contribution to the emerging writings on socio-economic rights. Part I traces the development of economic, social and cultural rights from the margins to main- stream human rights discourse. The authors convincingly contend that these rights are human rights and have legal force. Not only does the book orientate the reader to the international protection mechanisms of economic, social and cultural rights, but a full chapter is also dedicated ..

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