n South African Law Journal - Constitutional deference, courts and socio-economic rights in South Africa, Kirsty McLean : book reviews
|Article Title||Constitutional deference, courts and socio-economic rights in South Africa, Kirsty McLean : book reviews|
|© Publisher:||Juta Law Publishing|
|Journal||South African Law Journal|
|Publication Date||Jan 2010|
|Pages||725 - 728|
|Keyword(s)||University of Cape Town|
In 1996 South Africa joined a number of countries which had included justiciable socio-economic rights in their constitutions. Given the vast disparities in wealth, grinding poverty and the African National Congress's critical document, The Freedom Charter of 1955, it was inevitable that the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 would not be restricted to the protection of first and second generation rights.
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