Socio-Economic Rights and Ireland
Files in This Item:
|Chapter 9 - Liam Thornton SER Ireland As published.pdf||525.9 kB||Adobe PDF||Download|
|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|
|Appears in Collections:||Law Research Collection|
Show full item record
This item is available under the Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Ireland. No item may be reproduced for commercial purposes. For other possible restrictions on use please refer to the publisher's URL where this is made available, or to notes contained in the item itself. Other terms may apply.