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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Preface 7 Acknowledgements 9 Overview Section IAn Introduction to RTD I The Human Rights Framework for Development: Seven Approaches Stephen P. Marks II On the Theory and Practice of the Right to Development Arjun Sengupta III An Essay ...
Generating an academic debate aimed at promoting a better understanding of the notion of the Right to Development (RTD) is one of the primary goals of the Centre for Development and Human Rights (CDHR), New Delhi.
The right to development (RTD) remains one of the most debated and contentious concepts in the discourses of human rights as well as development. The emergence of the notion of such a right was linked with the demand articulated by the ...
The RTD approach, while incorporating elements of the other human rights approaches to development, is distinct in that it views developmenti.e., a particular process of improvement of well-being and expansion of freedomsas a human ...
growth must constitute an integral part of the human rights approach to development. But he does not accept that there can be any meaningful proposition of proclaiming a right to growth. Osmani points out that the RTD approach has also ...
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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