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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Sandra Liebenberg; Geo Quinot
|Notes:||"First published as (2011) 22:3 Stellenbosch Law Review."|
|Description:||xxiii, 460 pages ; 25 cm|
|Contents:||Introduction: Law and Poverty Colloquium / Sandra Liebenberg, Geo Quinot --
The role of the Constitution in the struggle against poverty / Pius N. Langa --
Social exclusion, global poverty, and scales of (in)justice: rethinking law and poverty in a globalising world / Nancy Fraser --
The legal construction of poverty: gender, "work", and the "social contract" / Lucy A. Williams --
Not purpose-made! Transformative constitutionalism, post-independence constitutionalism, and the struggle to eradicate poverty / Sanele Sibanda --
De-politicising poverty: Arendt in South Africa / Emilios Christodoulidis --
Representing the poor: law, poverty, and democracy / Henk Botha --
Tranformative constitutionalism in a democratic developmental state / Solange Rosa --
The potential and limits of an equal rights paradigm in addressing poverty / Sandra Fredman --
Gendered transformation in South African jurisprudence: poor women and the Constitutional Court / Catherine Albertyn --
Judicial deference and democracy in socio-economic rights cases in South Africa / Danie Brand --
Narrowing the band: reasonableness review in administrative justice and socio-economic rights jurisprudence in South Africa / Geo Quinot, Sandra Liebenberg --
Taking poverty seriously: the South African Constitutional Court and socio-economic rights / Stuart Wilson, Jackie Dugard. An appraisal of international law mechanisms for litigating socio-economic rights, with a particular focus on the Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights and the African Commission and Court / Lilian Chenwi --
Liberal constitutionalism, property rights, and the assault on poverty / Frank I. Michelman --
Farm land and tenure security: new policy and legislative developments / Juanita Pienaar, Anna Kamkuemah --
Conceptualising "meaningful engagement" as a deliberative democratic partnership / Gustav Muller --
Rental housing as adequate housing / Sue-Mari Maass --
Constitutional perspectives on unemployment security and a right to work in South Africa / Avinash Govindjee, Ockert Dupper --
Privatisation of the Commons: water as a right; water as a commodity / Khulekani Moyo --
Tensions between vernacular values that prioritise basic needs and state versions of customary law that contradict them / Sindiso Mnisi Weeks, Aninka Claassens --
Developing the common law of contract in the light of poverty and illiteracy: the challenge of the Constitution / Dennis M. Davis --
Concluding reflections: legal activism after poverty has been declared unconstitutional / Karl Klare.
|Responsibility:||editors, Sandra Liebenberg & Geo Quinot.|
- Public welfare -- Law and legislation -- South Africa.
- Legal assistance to the poor -- South Africa.
- Legal assistance to the poor.
- Public welfare -- Law and legislation.
- South Africa.
- Politique sociale -- Afrique du Sud.
- Pauvreté -- Politique publique -- Afrique du Sud.
- Aide sociale -- Législation -- Afrique du Sud.
- Afrique du Sud -- Droit social.