Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights in the Inter-American System

Verónica Gómez

in Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights in Action

Published in print April 2007 | ISBN: 9780199217908
Published online January 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191705380 | DOI:
 Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights in the Inter-American System

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This chapter examines the development of the protection of economic, social, and cultural rights (ESC rights) in the Inter-American System. It reviews the substantive recognition granted to ESC rights by Organization of American States (OAS) member states followed by an account of the tools available for monitoring and assessing compliance with ESC rights. Strategies so far employed towards the judicial and quasi-judicial protection of ESC rights are addressed in the final section of the chapter.

Keywords: human rights; Organization of American States; ESC rights

Chapter.  15958 words. 

Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration

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