Further resources

Amnesty International, Human Rights for Human Dignity: A Primer on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (2nd edition), 2014.

Amnesty International Ireland, Bringing ESC Rights Home: The Case for Legal Protection of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in Ireland, 2014.

Merris Amos, The Second Division in Human Rights Adjudication: Social Rights Claims under the Human Rights Act 1998, Human Rights Law Review 15:3, 2015, pp. 549-568.

Commissioner for Human Rights of the Council of Europe, Safeguarding Human Rights in Times of Economic Crisis, Council of Europe, 2013.

International Commission of Jurists, Adjudicating Economic, Social and Cultural Rights at national level, 2014.

Paul Hunt, Social Rights Are Human Rights but the UK System is Rigged, Centre for Welfare Reform, September 2017.

Joint Committee on Human Rights, A Bill of Rights for the UK?, House of Commons and House of Lords, 2008. (Chapter 5, on economic and social rights)

Just Fair, Updated Submission to the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in Advance of the Public Examination of the UK’s Implementation of ICESCR, May 2016.

Just Fair, What are Economic & Social Rights and How are They Recognised in International Law?, February 2017.

Just Fair, Why we should take inequality seriously if we care about human rights, September 2017.

Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Frequently Asked Questions on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, OHCHR, 2008.

Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Human Rights Indicators: A Guide to Measurement and Implementation, OHCHR, 2012.

 

Organisations and networks

Just Fair 

Center for Economic and Social Rights

International Network for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

Global Initiative for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

Economic and Social Rights Academic Network: UK & Ireland