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Published: 07 August 2008

304 Pages


ISBN: 9780199552160

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Poverty and Fundamental Rights

The Justification and Enforcement of Socio-economic Rights

David Bilchitz

  • Provides a clear analytical framework in which to determine the content of socio-economic rights
  • Offers an interdisciplinary approach to the problem of socio-economic rights, linking theory and practice, political philosophy, constitutional law, and public policy
  • Develops the 'minimum core' approach to socio-economic rights and highlights its policy implications
  • Comparative case law and policy analysis, focussing on the practice of the South African constitutional court