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- Eric Engle, “Universal Human Rights: A Generational History” (2006) 12 Ann. Surv. Int’l & Comp. L. 219, pp. 254-264 (especially section IV)
- Stand up for your rights, The Economist, 22nd May 2007
- P. Alston, “Conjuring Up New Human Rights: A Proposal for Quality Control” (1984) 78 American Journal of International Law 607-621
- The Social and Economic Rights Action Center and the Center for Economic and Social Rights v. Nigeria, African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights, Comm. No. 155/96 (2001) (read only the summary of facts and the merits section)
- Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, General Comment 3, The nature of States parties’ obligations (Fifth session, 1990), U.N. Doc. E/1991/23, annex III at 86 (1991)
- Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, Concluding Observations: Canada, E/C.12/CAN/CO/4, E/C.12/CAN/CO/5 (22 May 2006)
- What is the standard of obligation for economic and social rights?
- What are “generations” of rights?Why is there a multiplication of international human rights instruments?
- Is there a hierarchy of rights?
- What does it mean to say that some rights are jus cogens, and which ones are they?
- Are economic and social rights really rights?
- Lubicon Lake Band v. Canada, Communication no. 167/84Maurice Cranston, “Are There Any Human Rights?” (1983) 112:4 Daedalus 1-17
- Nwobike, J.C., 2004. African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights and the Demystification of Second and Third Generation Rights under the African Charter: Social and Economic Rights Action Center (SERAC) and the Center for Economic and Social Rights (CESR) v. Nigeria. African Journal of Legal Studies, 1, p.129.
- T. Meron, “On a Hierarchy of International Human Rights” (1986) 80:1 American Journal of International Law 1-23
- Daniel J. Whelan & Jack. Donnelly, “The West, Economic and Social Rights, and the Global Human Rights Regime: Setting the Record Straight” (2007) 29:4 Human Rights Quarterly 908-949
- F. Mégret, “The Disabilities Convention: Human Rights of Persons with Disabilities or Disability Rights?” (2008) 30:2 Human Rights Quarterly 494