Journal Article

Assessing Compliance: the Challenges for Economic and Social Rights

Edward Anderson and Marta Foresti

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

Volume 1, issue 3, pages 469-476
Published in print November 2009 | ISSN: 1757-9619
Published online November 2009 | e-ISSN: 1757-9627 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jhuman/hup016
Assessing Compliance: the Challenges for Economic and Social Rights

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Assessing government compliance with economic and social rights obligations presents a number of complex challenges. New approaches are needed for this purpose – building on available social science methods. Development of these approaches should take into account questions of the affordability of these rights when assessing government compliance.

Keywords: affordability; compliance; costing; economic and social rights; methods; social science

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Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates ; Human Rights and Immigration ; Human Rights ; Politics ; Social Movements and Social Change

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