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Freedom from poverty as a human right : who owes what to the very poor?

Author: Thomas Pogge
Publisher: Oxford [u.a.] : Oxford Univ. Press [u.a.], 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : ReprView all editions and formats
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Collected here in one volume are fifteen cutting-edge essays by leading academics which together clarify and defend the claim that freedom from poverty is a human right with corresponding binding  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Kongressbericht
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Pogge
ISBN: 9789231040337 9231040332 9780199226313 0199226318 9780199226184 0199226180
OCLC Number: 643272271
Description: XIII, 406 S.
Contents: Foreword ; Introduction ; 1. Severe Poverty as a Human Rights Violation ; 2. Poverty as a Violation of Human Rights: Inhumanity or Injustice? ; 3. The Moral Reality of Human Rights ; 4. Inequality and Poverty in Global Perspective ; 5. Poverty as a Form of Oppression ; 6. Neglected Injustice: Poverty as a Violation of Social Autonomy ; 7. The Duties Imposed by the Human Right to Basic Necessities ; 8. Duties to Fulfill the Human Rights of the Poor ; 9. Extreme Poverty in a Wealthy World: What Justice Demands Today ; 10. Responsibility and Severe Poverty ; 11. Global Poverty and Human Rights: the Case for Positive Duties ; 12. The Right to Basic Resources ; 13. Poverty Eradication and Human Rights ; 14. Enforcing Economic and Social Human Rights ; 15. The Right of Resistance in Situations of Severe Deprivation ; Bibliography ; Index
Responsibility: Ed. by Thomas Pogge.
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