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Author Kumar, C. Raj.

Title Human rights and development : law, policy and governance / C. Raj Kumar, D.K. Srivastava.

Published Hong Kong : LexisNexis : School of Law, City University of Hong Kong, [2006]
©2006

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Physical description xxiv, 550 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Machine derived contents note: Foreword v -- Acknowledgments viii -- About the General Editors ix -- About the Contributors. x -- Abbreviations xxii -- Introduction Interdependence of Human Rights and Development 1 -- C. Raj Kumar, Assistant Professor, School of Law, City University of Hong -- Kong, Hong Kong, and D.K. Srivastava, Professor and Associate Dean, -- School of Law, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong -- PART ONE -- HUMAN RIGHTS IN DEVELOPMENT: CONSTITUTIONALISM, THE RULE OF LAW AND -- GOVERNANCE REFORM -- Chapter 1 International Humanitarianism: The Dark Sides 13 -- David Kennedy, Manley .O Hudson Professor of Law, Harvard Law School, -- and Director, Euopean Law Research Centre, Harvard Law School, -- Cambridge, United States of America -- Chapter 2 Constitutionalism and Development in East Asia: -- Do Domestic Institutions Matter? 29 -- Michael C. Davis, Professor of Law and Director of the Graduate -- Programme in Law and Public Affairs at the Chinese University of Hong -- Kong, Hong Kong -- Chapter 3 Taking Development Seriously: Beyond the -- Statist Rhetoric of the Human Right to -- Development in ASEAN States 4 47 -- Li-ann Thio, Barrister & Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, National -- University of Singapore, Singapore -- Chapter 4 From Rhetoric to Realisation: Delivering Socio-economic -- Rights through Courts and Commissions 65 -- Mario Gomez, Member, Law Commission of Sri Lanka -- Chapter 5 The Role of National Human Rights Commissions in -- Promoting and Protecting Economic, Social and -- Cultural Rights 95 -- C. Raj Kumar, Assistant Professor, School of Law, City University of Hong -- Kong, Hong Kong -- Chapter 6 Human Rights Protection in China: Improving the -- Current Constitutional Review System 109 -- Dong Heping, Professor, Northwest University of Political Science and -- Law, Vice-President of the Association of Constitutional Law of China Law -- Society, Director of the International Association of Constitutional Law -- (IACL), People's Republic of China -- Chapter 7 The Significance of the Conception of Human Rights in -- the Constitution of China 119 -- Mo Jihong, Professor of Constitutional Law, Institute of Chinese Academy -- of Social Sciences & Vice President of Chinese Association of -- Constitutional Law, Council Member of International Association of -- Constitutional Law, Beijing, People's Republic of China -- Chapter 8 Right to Election - A Case Study of a Village Election -- in China 137 -- Lin Feng, Associate Professor and Associate Director, Centre for Chinese -- and Comparative Law, School of Law, City University of -- Hong Kong, Hong Kong -- PART Two -- HUMAN RIGHTS, TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT: ROLE OF THE WORLD BANK, IMF, -- WTO & MULTINATIONAL CORPORATIONS -- Chapter 9 Human Rights and the World Bank: Practice, Politics -- and Law 155 -- David Kinley, Professor, Chair in Human Rights Law, University of Sydney, -- Australia -- Chapter 10 The Challenges Ahead for the World Bank and -- the International Monetary Fund with Regard to -- the Human Rights Agenda 177 -- Surya P. Subedi, Professor of International Law, University of Leeds, United -- Kingdom -- Chapter 11 The Appropriate Role of Corporations in Fostering -- Development and Combating Poverty 189 -- Sarah Joseph, Professor and Director, Castan Centre for Human Rights, -- Faculty of Law, Monash University, Australia -- Chapter 12 Linking the Power of Economics to the Realisation of -- Human Rights: the WTO as a Special Case 201 -- Willem van Genugten, Professor of International Law, Tilburg University, -- The Netherlands and Chair, Commission on Human Rights of the Dutch -- Advisory Council on International Affairs -- Chapter 13 Invisible Hand or Medicines Required? Human Rights -- in Trade - Inherent or Externalities? 221 -- Peter-Tobias Stoll, Professor, Chair on Public and International Law, Georg- -- August University of Gottingen; Director, Department of International -- Economic and Environmental Law, Institute of International Law and -- European Law, Germany -- PART THREE -- RIGHT TO DEVELOPMENT : MAINSTREAMING HUMAN RIGHTS IN GOVERNANCE -- Chapter 14 Fulfilling the Right to Basic Necessities of Life in -- Asian Societies 237 -- Mahendra P. Singh, Visiting Professor, School of International Studies, -- Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India -- Chapter 15 The Right to Development and the N Development Goals: -- Critical Perspectives 253 -- Sabine von Schorlemer, Professor of Public International Law, University of -- Dresden, Germany -- Chapter 16 Human Rights as Development and Development -- through Human Rights in Asia: Rights, Remedies -- and Accountability 271 -- Lutz Oette, REDRESS, United Kingdom -- Chapter 17 A Rights-Based Approach to Development: -- The Cases of India and Vietnam 287 -- Sriprapha Petcharamesree, Professor & Director, Office of Human Rights -- Studies & Social Development, Mahidol University, Thailand -- PART FOUR -- HUMAN RIGHTS IN DEVELOPMENT POLICIES AND PRACTICE : -- ROLE OF THE UNITED NATIONS, NGOS AND THE CIVIL SOCIETY -- Chapter 18 Understanding the UN Common Understanding on a -- Human Rights-Based Approach to Development -- Programming 309 -- Clarence Dias, President, International Center for Law in Development, -- New York, United States of America -- Chapter 19 From Principle to Practice: Operationalising the Human -- Rights-based Approach to United Nations Development -- Cooperation and Programming 327 -- Stephanie T. Kleine-Ahlbrandt, Programme Manager, Asia-Pacific -- Unit, United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights -- (UNOHCHR), Geneva, Switzerland -- Chapter 20 Building Coherent Practice in Human Rights: Relations -- between Civil Society, Governments and Other Actors 371 -- Robert Archer, Executive Director, International Council on Human Rights -- Policy, Geneva, Switzerland -- Chapter 21 In the Shadow of Developmentalism: The Human Rights -- Commission of Malaysia at the Intersection of State and -- Civil Society Priorities 383 -- Ms Amanda Whiting, Faculty of Law and Asian Law Centre, University of -- Melbourne, Australia -- PART FIVE -- FREEDOM FROM POVERTY, RIGHT TO GOOD GOVERNANCE AND HUMAN RIGHTS -- Chapter 22 Critiquing the Trend of Ultra-Modernisation of Mega-Cities -- in India: A New Thrf for Human Rights Discourse 411 -- B.B. Pande, Consultant, National Human Rights Commission, New Delhi, -- India -- Chapter 23 Tackling the Bribery of Foreign Public Officials: -- Can the Developing World Fight Back? 419 -- John Hatchard, Professor of Law, The Open University, -- Secretary General, Commonwealth Legal Education Association, -- United Kingdom -- Chapter 24 Social Rights and Good Governance: -- The Indian Perspective 437 -- Parmanand Singh, Professor of Law, formerly Dean, -- Faculty of Law, University of Delhi, India -- Chapter 25 Human Rights, Development and Governance: -- A Critical Look at the Impact on Women 455 -- Thusitha D. Pilapitiya, Consultant, Support to the Establishment of -- the Afghan Legislature Project (SEAL), United Nations Development -- Programme, Kabul, Afghanistan -- Chapter 26 Meeting the MDG Challenges of Women's Health, Human -- Rights and Health Care Politics: The "Women's Health -- Initiative (WHI) for Improving Women's and Girls' -- Reproductive and Maternal Health in India" 475 -- Martina Timmermann, Academic Programme Officer & Director of -- Studies on Human Rights and Ethics, United Nations University (UNU), -- Tokyo, Japan -- Chapter 27 A Report for All Seasons? Small Notes Towards Reading -- the Larger Freedom 495 -- Upendra Baxi, Professor of Law, Warwick Law School, University of -- Warwick, United Kingdom -- Chapter 28 Asymmetries in Corporate Engagement in the Agenda -- of Sustainable Good Governance 515 -- Surya Deva, Lecturer, School of Law, City University of Hong Kong, Hong -- Kong.
Other author Srivastava, D. K.
City University of Hong Kong. School of Law.
Subject Human rights -- East Asia.
Human rights -- Southeast Asia.
Economic development -- Political aspects -- East Asia.
Economic development -- Political aspects -- Southeast Asia.
ISBN 9628937146
9789628937141