Development, Human Rights and the Rule of Law - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080289212, 9781483190464

Development, Human Rights and the Rule of Law

1st Edition

Report of a Conference Held in the Hague on 27 April—1 May 1981

Authors: Sam Stuart
eBook ISBN: 9781483190464
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1981
Page Count: 244
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Development, Human Rights and the Rule of Law is a collection of papers that covers various concerns in the preservation of human rights in the context of development and legal systems. The title details the concept of “development,” “human rights,” and the “right to development.” Next, the selection deals with the topics that cross paths with human rights, such as militarization, agrarian reform, and labor and social legislation. The text also covers the role of the lawyer, along with legal assistance. The book will be of great use to political scientists, economists, behavioral scientists, and sociologists.

Table of Contents


Speech of Welcome

Chairman's Opening Remarks

Key-Note Address

Development and the Rule of Law

Opening of Plenary Discussion

Working Papers : Basic Working Paper

Prevention Versus Cure as a Human Rights Strategy

International Aspects

The Declaration on Human Rights and the Right to Development: the Gap between Proposal and Reality

What Kind of Development and What Kind of Law

Human Rights, Right to Development and the New International Economic Order — Perspectives and Proposals

The Right to Development: from Evolving Principle to "Legal" Right: in Search of Its Substance

National Aspects

Keeping Human Life Human: Altering Structures of Power, Economic Benefits and Institutions

Human Rights and Development: a Difficult Relationship

Realizing the Right to Development: the Importance of Legal Resources

The Legal Needs of the Poor: Towards an Alternative Model of Group Advocacy

Project Sarilakas: a Philippines Experiment in Attempting to Realize the Right to Development

Summary of Discussions and Conclusions

List of Participants


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