Socio-Economic Rights and Ireland
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|Title:||Socio-Economic Rights and Ireland||Authors:||Thornton, Liam||Permanent link:||http://hdl.handle.net/10197/7245||Date:||Oct-2015||Abstract:||First, this chapter considers the debates as to whether socio-economic rights can be considered human rights. Second, consideration is provided to the legal obligations upon Ireland under the ICESCR. Third, this chapter provides an overview of legislative provision and the debates surrounding constitutional recognition of socio-economic rights. In concluding, this chapter notes the significant difficulties that lie ahead for justiciable social-economic rights in Ireland.||Type of material:||Book Chapter||Publisher:||Bloomsbury||Keywords:||Ireland; Social and economic rights; Irish legislation; Debates on socio-economic rights; Constitutional convention; International law; Rule of law; Legal obligations; Irish constitution||Language:||en||Status of Item:||Peer reviewed||Is part of:||Egan, S. (eds.). International Human Rights: Perspectives from Ireland|
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