Philip Alston

New York University School of Law

Professor

40 Washington Square South

New York, NY 10012-1099

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

30

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Scholarly Papers (30)

1.

The CIA and Targeted Killings Beyond Borders

Harvard National Security Journal, Forthcoming, NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 11-64
Number of pages: 118 Posted: 18 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 20 Sep 2011
Philip Alston
New York University School of Law
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Against a World Court for Human Rights

Ethics and International Affairs, 2014, Forthcoming, NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 13-71
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 24 Oct 2013
Philip Alston
New York University School of Law
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Human Rights and Public Goods: Education as a Fundamental Right in India

HUMAN RIGHTS AND DEVELOPMENT: TOWARDS MUTUAL REINFORCEMENT, P. Alston, M. Robinson, eds., Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2005, NYU Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 05-18, NYU Law School, CHRGJ Working Paper No. 6
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 26 Oct 2005
Philip Alston and Nehal Bhuta
New York University School of Law and European University Institute
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Reconceiving the Un Human Rights Regime: Challenges Confronting the New Un Human Rights Council

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 12 Jun 2006
Philip Alston
New York University School of Law
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The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 20-24
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 19 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2020
Philip Alston
New York University School of Law
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Human Rights & The Global Economy

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Universal Basic Income as a Social Rights-Based Antidote to Growing Economic Insecurity

Katharine G. Young (ed.), The Future of Social Rights (Cambridge University Press, Forthcoming), NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 17-51
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 30 Nov 2017
Philip Alston
New York University School of Law
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The Populist Challenge to Human Rights

Journal of Human Rights Practice, Volume 9, Issue 1, 1 February 2017, Pages 1–15, doi/10.1093/jhuman/hux007, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 18-05
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Feb 2018
Philip Alston
New York University School of Law
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The Human Rights Implications of Extreme Inequality

United Nations, General Assembly, Report of the Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, A/HRC/29/31 (27 May 2015), NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 18-06
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 03 Feb 2018
Philip Alston
New York University School of Law
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Putting Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights Back on the Agenda of the United States

NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 09-35, Center for Human Rights and Global Justice Working Paper No. 22, 2009
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 01 May 2009 Last Revised: 31 May 2009
Philip Alston
New York University School of Law
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human rights, economic and social rights, international law, united nations, human rights council

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Much Ado About Poverty: The Role of a UN Special Rapporteur

Alston, P., Khawaja, B., & Riddell, R. (n.d.). Much Ado about Poverty: The Role of a UN Special Rapporteur. Poverty and Social Justice, Forthcoming, NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 19-31
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 09 Aug 2019
Philip Alston, Bassam Khawaja and Rebecca Riddell
New York University School of Law, New York University School of Law and New York University (NYU)
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Shrinking the International Labor Code: An Unintended Consequence of the 1998 Ilo Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work?

New York University Journal of International Law and Politics, Vol. 36, 2004
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 16 Oct 2004
Philip Alston and James Heenan
New York University School of Law and United Nations - Geneva Office
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Labor rights, ILO, human rights

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Assessing the Strengths and Weaknesses of the European Social Charter's Supervisory System

NYU Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 05-20, NYU Law School, CHRGJ Working Paper No. 7
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 26 Oct 2005
Philip Alston
New York University School of Law
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Resisting the Merger and Acquisition of Human Rights by Trade Law: A Reply to Petersmann

NYU Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 46
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 21 Sep 2002
Philip Alston
New York University School of Law
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human rights, trade law, right to free trade

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The World Bank as a Human Rights-Free Zone

Fannie Lafontaine and François Larocque (eds.), Doing Peace the Rights Way: Essays in International Law and Relations in Honour of Louise Arbour (Forthcoming), NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 17-50
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 30 Nov 2017
Philip Alston
New York University School of Law
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Rethinking Economic and Social Rights: The Recognition, Institutionalization, and Accountability Framework

United Nations, General Assembly, Report of the Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, A/HRC/32/31 (28 April 2016), NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 17-48
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 01 Dec 2017
Philip Alston
New York University School of Law
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'Core Labour Standards' and the Transformation of the International Labour Rights Regime

European Journal of International Law, Vol. 36, pp. 457-522, 2004
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 16 Oct 2004 Last Revised: 19 Mar 2011
Philip Alston
New York University School of Law
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Globalization, international economic law, labor rights, human rights

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An 'Ever Closer Union' in Need of a Human Rights Policy: The European Union and Human Rights

European Journal of International Law, Vol. 9, pp. 658-723, 1998
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 29 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2015
Philip Alston and J. H. H. Weiler
New York University School of Law and New York University School of Law
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Extracting Accountability: Special Rapporteurs and the United Nations’ Responsibility for Cholera in Haiti

UN Report - unpublished Alston, P. (n.d.). Extracting Accountability: Special Rapporteurs and the United Nations’ Responsibility for Cholera in Haiti. , NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 18-10
Number of pages: 101 Posted: 20 Feb 2018
Philip Alston
New York University School of Law
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Litigating Climate Change in Ireland

Forthcoming in the Journal of Human Rights Practice, Oxford University Press, NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 20-19
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 15 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2020
Philip Alston, Victoria Adelmant and Matthew Blainey
New York University School of Law, New York University School of Law and New York University School of Law
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Climate change, Ireland, human rights, Irish Supreme Court

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Courts, Climate Action and Human Rights: Lessons from the Friends of the Irish Environment v. Ireland Case

Litigating the Climate Emergency: How Human Rights, Courts and Legal Mobilization Can Bolster Climate Action (Cambridge University Press)
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 01 Jun 2021
Philip Alston, Victoria Adelmant and Matthew Blainey
New York University School of Law, New York University School of Law and New York University School of Law
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Hobbling the Monitors: Should UN Human Rights Monitors Be Accountable?

Harvard International Law Journal, Vol. 52, 2011, NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 11-21
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 22 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 26 Mar 2011
Philip Alston
New York University School of Law
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international law, human rights, codes of conduct, accountability

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Facing Up to the Complexities of the Ilo's Core Labour Standards Agenda

NYU Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 05-19, NYU Law School, CHRGJ Working Paper No. 5
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 26 Oct 2005
Philip Alston
New York University School of Law
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Human Rights Under Siege

SUR International Journal on Human Rights, V. 14, n. 25 • 267-272 (2017)
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 30 Jan 2018
Philip Alston
New York University School of Law
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Populism, Human rights movement, Strategies, Trump

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Transplanting Foreign Norms: Human Rights and Other International Legal Norms in Japan

European Journal of International Law, Vol. 10, pp. 625-632, 1999
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 29 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2011
Philip Alston
New York University School of Law
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Japan, human rights, cultural relativism

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The Competence of the Un Human Rights Council and its Special Procedures in Relation to Armed Conflicts: Extrajudicial Executions in the 'War on Terror'

European Journal of International Law, Vol. 19, No.1, pp. 183-209, 2008
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 22 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 19 Mar 2011
Philip Alston and Jason Morgan-Foster
New York University School of Law and University of Michigan Law School
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Facing Up to the Complexities of the Ilo’S Core Labour Standards Agenda

European Journal of International Law, Vol. 16, No. 3, pp. 467-480, 2005
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 29 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 19 Mar 2011
Philip Alston
New York University School of Law
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Diffuse-porous, hydraulic conductance, orthostichy, phyllotaxy, ring-porous, sectoriality, temperate deciduous trees, vascular architecture

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Human Rights as the Art of the Possible

“Los Derechos Humanos Como el Arte de lo Possible,” in En Conquista de los Derechos Humanos: Homenaje a José Zalaquett Daher (Santiago, Thompson Reuters, 2017) pp. 317-336., NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 17-49
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 30 Nov 2017
Philip Alston
New York University School of Law
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The Right to Social Insecurity: A Human Rights Perspective on the Evolution of Australian Welfare Policy

Australian Journal of Human Rights, 2018, NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 18-28
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 30 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 04 Jun 2018
Philip Alston
New York University School of Law
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Basic Documents in International Law.

European Journal of International Law, Vol. , pp. -,
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Philip Alston
New York University School of Law

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The Darfur Commission as a Model for Future Responses to Crisis Situations

Journal of International Criminal Justice, Vol. 3, Issue 3, pp. 600-607, 2005
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Philip Alston
New York University School of Law

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