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BIBLIOGRAPHIC LEVEL: monograph
Rights and legal empowerment in eradicating poverty / Banik, Dan (ed.), ix, 255 p.. - Farnham : Ashgate, 2008.
ABSTRACT: Contents: Introduction, Dan Banik. PART 1: Conceptual Issues and Challenges:. 1. Rights, legal empowerment and poverty: an overview of the issues, by Dan Banik. 2. The political economy of legal empowerment of the poor, by Arjun Sengupta. 3. Legal empowerment as a new concept in development: translating good ideas into action, by Mona Elisabeth Brøther. PART 2: Promoting Access to Justice in Developing Countries:. 4. Constitutionalism in an insurgent state? Rethinking legal empowerment of the poor in a divided Bolivia, by John-Andrew McNeish. 5. Poverty, legal activism and development in rural China, by Susanne Brandtstädter. 6. The access to justice challenge in Uganda, by Donald Rukare. 7. Legal empowerment and the right to food, by Marc J. Cohen and Mary Ashby Brown. PART 3: Formalisation of Property Rights Revisited:. 8. Are Africans culturally unsuited to property rights and the rule of law? Some reflections based on the Tanzanian case, by Hernando de Soto. 9. Formalisation of land and housing tenure to empower the poor: simple nostrum or complex challenge?, by Edward Robbins. 10. The challenges of promoting legal empowerment in developing countries: women’s land ownership and inheritance rights in Malawi, by Asiyati Lorraine Chiweza. 11. 'Not on our land!' Peasants' struggle against forced land acquisition in India's West Bengal, by Kenneth Nielsen.
GEOGRAPHICAL TERMS: Africa / Bolivia / Bangladesh / Brazil / China / India / Malawi / South Africa / Tanzania / Uganda / Zimbabwe
NOTE (GENERAL): UDHR; CRC; ICESCR; ICCPR;