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A manual on economic, social, and cultural rights

Radhika Coomaraswamy

A manual on economic, social, and cultural rights

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Published by Law & Society Trust, Open University in [Colombo] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sri Lanka.
    • Subjects:
    • Human rights -- Sri Lanka.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 51).

      Statementby Radhika Coomaraswamy.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJC599.S72 C66 1988
      The Physical Object
      Pagination51 p. ;
      Number of Pages51
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2007467M
      ISBN 109559062034
      LC Control Number90905851
      OCLC/WorldCa24770900

      of economic, social and cultural rights. Further recognizing that Sates parties have, of course, a margin of appreciation within which to set national economic, social and cultural policies, the letter reminds them that in order not to violate Covenant rights, any proposed policy changes or adjustments.


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