A social contract for the twenty-first century: socio-economic rights and wealthier democracies
With the reluctance by many in the Anglo-American world to countenance an incorporation of socio-economic rights into justiciable Bills of Rights, this policy brief explores the potential of the social contract as a complementary approach to the positivist arguments of international human rights law. Social contract theory has evolved in the twenty-first century into a progressive theory that encompasses socio-economic rights.
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- Courts and the making of public policy AND The social contract revisited
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- Published as part of the series 'Courts and the Making of Public Policy' and 'The Social Contract Revisited'.
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