Cambridge, United Kingdom : Cambridge University Press, 2014.
xxiv, 378 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction / Aoife Nolan Part I. Painting the big (global) picture: the crises and economic and social rights protection internationally Alternatives to austerity : a human rights framework for economic recovery / Magdalena Sepúlveda Carmona Late-neoliberalism : the financialisation of homeownership and the housing rights of the poor / Raquel Rolnik & Lidia Rabinovich The role of global governance in supporting human rights : the global food price crisis and the right to food / Olivier De Schutter Part II. Two steps forward, no steps back? : evolving criteria on the prohibition of retrogression in economic, social and cultural rights / Aoife Nolan, Nicholas J. Lusiani & Christian Courtis Extraterritorial obligations, financial globalisation, and macroeconomic governance / Radhika Balakrishnan & James Heintz Part III. Exploring responses to financial and economic crises Austerity and the faded dream of a 'social Europe' / Colm O'Cinneide.Rationalising the right to health : is Spain's austere response to the economic crisis impermissible under international human rights law / Nicholas J. Lusiani Tough times and weak review : the 2008 economic meltdown and the enforcement of socio-economic rights in U.S. state courts / Helen Hershkoff & Stephen Loffredo The promise of a minimum core approach : the Colombian model for judicial review of austerity measures / David Landau Economic and social rights and the Supreme Court of Argentina in decade following the 2001/2003 crises / Gustavo Maurino & Ezequiel Nino Recession, recovery and service delivery : political and judicial responses to the financial and economic crisis in South Africa / Anashri Pillay & Murray Wesson.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.