International Cooperation For Social Justice: Global And Regional Protection Of Economic/social…

Hardcover | September 1, 1985

byA. Glenn Mower

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:271 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:September 1, 1985Publisher:GREENWOOD PRESS INC.

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ISBN - 10:0313247021

ISBN - 13:9780313247026

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?This descriptive work covers the historical development, content, and accountability provisions of the UN's International Covenant on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights, and of the Council of Europe's Social Charter. Mower (Emeritus, Hanover College) is particularly helpful in analyzing through May 1984 the supervisory system: detailed periodic reports by ratifying states to the international or regional organization on the status of economic rights; reviews and recommendations by the organizations; related standards and assistance by specialized agencies; and some resulting actions by states to improve the well-being of their citizens. Footnotes detail his use of primary documents, interviews with officials, and various specialized secondary studies. Short, clearly written, and fairly current, this book is recommended as an introduction to the social justice aspect of global human rights...?-Choice