Law Into Action - Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in Aotearoa New Zealand

By: Bedggood, Margaret & Kris Gledhill (editors)

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xvii, [1] 494 pages. Page dimensions: 233 x 155mm. Various contributors. "'Law into Action Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in Aotearoa New Zealand' is a comprehensive reference work for lawyers, policymakers, activists and all those interested in the history and protection of economic, social and cultural rights in New Zealand. [. . .] The book is divided into four parts and twenty chapters, which cover: the origins and framework of economic social and cultural rights; the difficulties in getting recognition of those rights; the delivery of those rights to different groups in New Zealand; and the institutions and organisations that are responsible for promoting and protecting those rights." Contents: Message from Sir Anand Satyanand -- Foreword by Dame Silvia Cartwright -- List of Contributors -- Introduction -- Part I Economic, Social and Cultural Rights: The Broader Context -- 1. Economic, Social and Cultural Rights: The International Background -- 2. Economic, Social and Cultural Rights: Links with the Concept of Development -- 3. Economic, Social and Cultural Rights: Protection in Aotearoa New Zealand - an Overview -- Appendix: Recent New Zealand cases addressing ESC rights -- Part II Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in Aotearoa New Zealand: Which Rights? -- 4. The Right to Work and Rights at Work -- 5. The Right to Health -- 6. Freedom from Poverty: The Right to an Adequate Standard of Living -- 7. The Right to Social Security -- 8. The Right to Education, He Tapapa Matauranga -- Part III Economic, Social and Cultural Rights: Disadvantaged Groups -- 9. Economic, Social and Cultural Rights of Women -- 10. Economic, Social and Cultural Rights of New Zealand Children: The Challenges of Poverty and Discrimination -- 11. Refugees and those in need of protection -- 12. Economic, Social and Cultural Rights of Persons with Disabilities -- 13. Indigenous Peoples' Rights -- 14. Ethnic and Religious Minorities -- Appendix: Participation in Cultural Life as a Universal Human Right -- 15. Human Rights and Sexual Minorities -- 16. Prisoners -- Part IV Mechanisms for the Promotion of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights -- 17. Economic, Social and Cultural Rights and National Human Rights Institutions -- 18. The Work of NGOs in Advancing Economic, Social and Cultural Rights -- 19. Human Rights and Responsible Enterprise: Encouraging Business Action on ESC Rights in Aotearoa New Zealand -- 20. Utilising International Mechanisms: Possibilities and Non-Governmental Organisation Examples -- International Human Rights Instruments -- Glossary -- Useful Internet Resources -- Index.

Title: Law Into Action - Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in Aotearoa New Zealand

Author Name: Bedggood, Margaret & Kris Gledhill (editors)

Categories: Category Available, test2,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Auckland / Wellington, Human Rights Foundation of Aotearoa New Zealand / Thomson Reuters: (2011)

ISBN Number: 0864727232

ISBN Number 13: 9780864727237

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 19129

Keywords: Law Politics