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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Other participants and presenters at the workshop, whose ideas helped enrich much that has gone into this volume, include Dr S. Mahendra Dev, Dr Ravi Duggal, Dr N.J. Kurian, Professor N.R. Madhava Menon, Dr Jos Mooij, Mr Sunil Nandaraj, ...
The third views development in Kerala through the lens of one particular component of the RTD framework participation. The last chapter in this section examines the relationship of the existing international economic regimes and RTD.
RTD approach on the principles of participation and accountability. The HRE approach, by shifting from a perception of development as charity to development as realisation of capabilities, reinforces an ideal that is at the core of the ...
He stresses the importance of participation in policy formulation and underscores the need to ensure that the notion of progressive realisation is not used by states as an excuse to defer their efforts at implementing rights.
... primary education and adequate nutritionto the characteristics of the Sri Lankan development process, which by displaying equity, participation, transparency, accountability, etc., have met the requirements of the RTD framework.
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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
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