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Global Responsibility for Human Rights: World Poverty and the Development of International Law

Margot E. Salomon and Foreword by Stephen P. Marks

Abstract

World poverty represents a failure of the international community to see half of the global population secure their basic socio-economic rights. Yet international law establishes that cooperation is essential to the realisation of these human rights. In an era of considerable interdependence and marked economic and political advantage, the particular features of contemporary world poverty give rise to pressing questions about the scope, evolution, and application of the international law of human rights, and the attribution of global responsibility. This book considers the evolving nature of h ... More

Keywords: world poverty, international law, global responsibility, human rights, legal responsibility, right to development, international cooperation

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9780199284429
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2009 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199284429.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Margot E. Salomon, author
Lecturer in Law, Centre for the Study of Human Rights and Department of Law, London School of Economics and Political Science

Foreword by Stephen P. Marks, author

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