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Episode 1: Introduction

This episode introduces the series, explaining what economic and social rights are, where they come from, and how they fit into international human rights law.

From  Everdien Wood on November 29th, 2017 0 likes 243 plays 0  

Episode 4: Maximum Available Resources

This episode addresses one of the most commonly misunderstood obligations imposed by economic and social rights: the duty of states to use the maximum of their available resources to give effect to…

From  Everdien Wood on November 29th, 2017 0 likes 76 plays 0  

Episode 5: Retrogression

This episode focuses on the presumption under international human rights law against the permissibility of retrogression – or backward steps – in terms of economic and social rights…

From  Everdien Wood on November 29th, 2017 0 likes 65 plays 0  

Episode 9: Work Rights

This episode outlines work rights (specifically the right to work and the right to just and favourable conditions of work), what they protect, and what they require of governments

From  Everdien Wood on November 29th, 2017 0 likes 39 plays 0  

Episode 12: International Enforcement Processes

In this episode, we will focus on the ways in which states can be held accountable for their implementation of their economic and social rights duties under international law.

From  Everdien Wood on November 29th, 2017 0 likes 47 plays 0  

Objects of Belief: A Map of Salvation

Dr Frances Knight describes a ‘map of salvation’ produced by the founder of the Salvation Army in 1890 that encapsulates his religious vision.

From  Simon Barnett on June 4th, 2015 0 likes 8 plays 0  

Concept house showcases fuel poverty

An entire street of ecohouses at The University of Nottingham has been completed with the opening of the Mark Group ecohouse. The house will showcase some of the latest designs and building…

From  Lindsay Brooke on October 16th, 2013 0 likes 321 plays 0