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Published: 23 August 2012

384 Pages


ISBN: 9780199641932

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Constituting Economic and Social Rights

Katharine G. Young

Oxford Constitutional Theory

  • Develops an original, analytic model for understanding the rapid legal expansion of socio-economic rights, and their impact on public law and constitutional theory
  • Contains comparative examples from such constitutions as South Africa, Canada, Colombia, Germany, Ghana, India, United Kingdom, and the United States, as well as international systems, enriching the comparative law literature
  • Draws on judicial, legislative, and executive interactions, as well as civil society and market participants, in a sophisticated legal methodology, overcoming the limitations of traditional court-focused studies
  • Includes a foreword by Dean Martha Minow of Harvard Law School

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