Journals Higher Education



Published: 19 February 2015

304 Pages | 36 illustrations


ISBN: 9780199735518

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Fulfilling Social and Economic Rights

Sakiko Fukuda-Parr, Terra Lawson-Remer, and Susan Randolph

  • Provides a first book-length work on measurement of social and economic rights including comprehensive review of alternative measurement approaches, evolving demand, and potential for strengthening human rights practice and theorizing
  • Develops a progressive realization - rather than violations - approach to monitoring human rights realization
  • Develops a measurement tool that captures performance not just indicators
  • Introduces a new evidence based measure and data set of state performance in fulfilling social and economic rights, rigorously grounded in international human rights norms.