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

Author: Thomas Winfried Menko Pogge
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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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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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Winfried Menko Pogge
ISBN: 9780199226184 0199226180 9780199226313 0199226318
OCLC Number: 972030194
Description: xiii, 406 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Severe poverty as a human rights violation / Thomas Pogge --
Poverty as a violation of human rights: inhumanity or injustice? / Tom Campbell --
The moral reality of human rights / John Taisoulas --
Inequality and poverty in global perspective / Alvaro de Vita --
Poverty as a form of oppression / Marc Fleurbaey --
Neglected injustice: poverty as a violation of social autonomy / Regina Kreide --
The duties imposed by the human right to basic necessities / Elizabeth Ashford --
Duties to fulfill the human rights of the poor / Alan Gewirth --
Extreme poverty in a wealthy world: what justice demands today / Marcelo Alegre --
Responsibility and severe poverty / Leif Wenar --
Global poverty and human rights: the case for positive duties / Simon Caney --
The right to basic resources / Stephane Chauvier --
Poverty eradication and human rights / Arjun Sengupta --
Enforcing economic and social human rights / Osvaldo Guariglia --
The right of resistance in situations of severe deprivation / Roberto Gargarella.
Responsibility: [edited by] Thomas Pogge.
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