Social security as a human right : drafting a general comment on article 9 ICESCR – some challengers

Social security as a human right : drafting a general comment on article 9 ICESCR – some challengers

Social security as a human right : drafting a general comment on article 9 ICESCR – some challengers

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Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): Eibe H. Riedel
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): Germany
  • Publication Information: Berlin ; New York : Springer, 2007
  • Publication Type (Medium): Electronic books
  • Material: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource
  • Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
  • Series title: Vero?ffentlichungen des Instituts fu?r Deutsches, Europa?isches und Internationales Medizinrecht, Gesundheitsrecht und Bioethik der Universita?ten Heidelberg und Mannheim, 26.
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.us/social-security-as-a-human-right-drafting-a-general-comment-on-article-9-icescr-some-challengers/ (Stable identifier)

Additional Format

Print version: Social security as a human right. Berlin ; New York: Springer, 2007 (DLC) 2006935326 (OCoLC)76948903

Short Description

1 online resource (X, 187 pages).

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, Social security as a human right : drafting a general comment on article 9 ICESCR – some challengers is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: Springer
  • Responsable Person: Eibe Riedel (Hrsg.).
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Country/State: Germany
  • Number of Editions: 16 editions
  • First edition Date: 2007
  • Last edition Date: 2007
  • General Notes: International conference proceedings.
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KF1
  • Dewey Code: 368.43
  • ISBN: 9783540314691 3540314695 3540314679 9783540314677
  • OCLC: 184984632

Main Contents

The right to social security : current challenges in international perspective / Emmanuel Reynaud
The human right to social security : some challenges / Eibe Riedel
The right to social security and implications for law, policy and practice / Malcolm Langford
Social security reforms and the right to social security : Latin American and Eastern Europe compared / Katharina Mu?ller
The judicial enforcement of social security rights in South Africa : enhancing accountability for the basic needs of the poor / Sandra Liebenberg
Social security : international standards and the right to social security / Ursula Kulke and Germa?n Lo?pez Morales
Evaluating the ILO's approach to standard-setting and monitoring in the field of social security / Angelika Nu?berger
Social security for women workers in the informal economy : SEWA's Social Security Programme / Shalini Sinha
Exclusion of vulnerable groups from equal access to social security : the case of asylum seekers in the UK / Helen Bolderson
Social security systems and the neo-liberal challenge / Peter Bakvis
Evaluating reforms in social security protection / Warren R. McGillivray
Summary of discussion / Alexia Bierweiler.

Table of Contents

CHAPTERmmanuel Reynaud
The Right to Social Security –
Current Challenges in International Perspective – 1

Eibe Riedel
The Human Right to Social Security: Some Challenges – 17

Malcolm Langford
The Right to Social Security and Implications for
Law, Policy and Practice – 29

Katharina Miiller
Social Security Reforms and the Right to Social Security –
Latin America and Eastern Europe Compared – 55

Sandra Liebenberg
The Judicial Enforcement of Social Security Rights in South Africa –
Enhancing Accountability for the Basic Needs of the Poor – 69

Ursula Kulke and Germdn Ldpez Morales
Social Security – International Standards and the Right to Social Security – 91

Angelika NufJberger
Evaluating the ILO's Approach to Standard-Setting and
Monitoring in the Field of Social Security – 103

Shalini Sinha
Social Security for Women Workers in the Informal Economy –
SEW A's Social Security Programme – 117

Helen Bolderson
Exclusion of Vulnerable Groups
from Equal Access to Social Security –
The Case of Asylum Seekers in the UK – 129

Peter Bakvis
Social Security Systems and the Neo-Liberal Challenge – 145

Warren R. McGillivray
Evaluating Reforms in Social Security Protection – 157

Alexia Bierweiler
Sum m ary of D iscussion – 171

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