Human Rights and the World Bank: Practice, Politics, and Law
University of Sydney - Faculty of Law
The World Bank Legal Review: Law, Equity, and Development, pp. 353-383
Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 07/11
This article is about the plurality of international human rights law; it explores the political, policy, and practical dimensions of human rights law as they relate to the work of the World Bank. It is situated within the broad debate of the role of human rights in aid and development policy, and also within the more particular discussion of the place of human rights in the strategic thinking and operational practices of the World Bank.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 33
Keywords: International law, human rights, international organisations, development law
JEL Classification: K33, K20, F34Accepted Paper Series
Date posted: February 14, 2007 ; Last revised: November 20, 2007
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