Reflections on the Right To Development
This important contribution to the understanding of the Right to Development (RTD) presents it as a viable alternative to existing approaches to development.
The essays in this volume are grouped into three sections. Part One introduces the concept of RTD and discusses its theoretical and historical aspects, highlighting its normative content and identifying implementation issues. Part Two contains empirical case studies from India and Sri Lanka and examines national development policies from the RTD perspective. The third part explores the links between social choice and the right to development.
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The primer introduced the notion of RTD, drawing heavily on the reports of the Independent Expert on the Right to Development. This volume brings together reflections and insights of some of the finest academics on the specific aspects ...
Although there is no consensus over an exact definition of RTD as a concept, certain important ingredients of its content can be determined from the reports of the then Independent Expert on the Right to Development (IERD) (Professor ...
The UNDP Human Development Report for the year 2000 (HDR 2000) on human rights and human development dispels four myths about these two categories of rights by clarifying ...
By 2004 he had produced eight reports and the OEWG had held five sessions. In its resolution of 2003, the Commission on Human Rights requested its subcommission to prepare a concept document establishing options for the implementation ...
... consider his use of symbolic representation of the essence of the concept.45 In his reports, Sengupta describes the right to development as a vector.46 He begins with what he calls the state of well-being of a bolically country or ...
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An Essay on the Human Rights Approach to Development
Where Are We Today?
The Right to Development in Sri Lanka
The Kerala Experience Reinterpreted
The Right to Development and International Economic Regimes
An Overview and Critical Appraisal
A Social Choice Approach to Implementation and Measurement
About the Editors and Contributors