The Human Right to Development

Tuesday, 17 July 2018: 08:30-10:20
TG03 Human Rights and Global Justice (host committee)

Language: English

This session examines the human rights approach to development in the Global South. It aims to deepen the dialogue between the sociology of human rights and the sociology of development. Accordingly, it places particular emphasis on a series of questions: What is the meaning of UN's "right to development"? How have state-level policymakers implemented the right? How have social movements and NGOs interpreted the right?
Session Organizer:
Mark FREZZO, University of Mississippi, USA
Oral Presentations
Human Rights-Based Approaches to Development in Contexts of Dam Dispossession
Kyla FISHER, University of Alberta, Canada; Dr. Dip KAPOOR, University of Alberta, Canada
Corporate mining in the Philippines
Ligaya LINDIO MCGOVERN, Indiana University, USA
Revisiting Distributive Justice and Justiciability of Social and Economic Rights in Thailand
Cholnapa ANUKUL, ๋Center of Just Society Network, Thailand; Sayamol CHAROENRATANA, CUSRI, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand; Suntariya MUANPAWONG, Dr. Jur., Thailand