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Socio-Economic Rights in the SA Constitution

by Mandla Seleoane

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Published by Human Sciences Research Council .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African studies,
  • Economics,
  • Human rights,
  • Philosophy,
  • Social Science,
  • Legal Reference / Law Profession,
  • Sociology,
  • Republic of South Africa,
  • Constitutional,
  • General

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsBarney Pityana (Preface)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages169
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7842729M
    ISBN 10079691981X
    ISBN 109780796919816

    The paper commences with the background to the inclusion of socio­ economic rights in the Constitution. Thereafter the Constitutional Court's evolving jurisprudence on socio-economic rights is reviewed through the three leading cases on these rights: Soobramoney." Grootboom,'o andFile Size: 2MB. CONSTITUTION South Africa has had two Constitutions since The ‘interim Constitution’ (Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, Act of ) paved the way for our new democracy. The interim Constitution was replaced by the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, The Constitution refined and developedFile Size: 2MB.

    Back to Constitutional Right to an Education. The right to education is enshrined in the Bill of Rights chapter of the South African Constitution, which states that. 1. Everyone has the right ­ a. to a basic education, including adult basic education; and; b. Socio-economic rights: adjudication under a transformative constitution. Provides an analysis of the socio-economic rights jurisprudence of the democratic South Africa. This book explores how the judicial interpretation and enforcement of A transformative jurisprudence on socio-economic rights -- Socio-economic rights in the context of.

    Proceduralisation of South African Socio-Economic Rights Jurisprudence, or `What Are Socio-Economic Rights For?" in Henk Botha, et al eds Rights And Democracy In A Transformative Constitution (). Pieterse Human Right Quarterly the transparency of such policies rather than to enquire on the substance of these rights. Socio-Economic Rights - Adjudication Under a Transformative ISBN R1, Exploring Local Economic Development in South Africa (WapPDF ISBN R You must be an Education Provider to purchase this book.


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Socio-Economic Rights in the SA Constitution by Mandla Seleoane Download PDF EPUB FB2

Socio-economic rights are those rights that give people access to certain basic needs necessary for human beings to lead a dignified life. Government and, in certain circumstances, private individuals and bodies, can be held accountable if they do not respect, protect, promote and fulfil these rights Socio-economic rights are especially relevant for vulnerable and disadvantaged.

This publication, Socio-Economic Rights in the South African Constitution: Theory and practice, seeks to inquire into the articulation of theory and practice in the commitment to the respect, promotion and realisation of socio-economic rights in South Africa.

In particular it considers whether the rights listed in the Bill of Rights have been. as on socio-economic rights, access to courts, protest and social move-ments. Jackie has recently co-edited, with Malcolm Langford, Ben Cousins and Tshepo Madlingozi, the book Symbols or Substance?: Socio-Economic Rights in South Africa (, Cambridge University Press).

She is on the editorial committee of the South African Journal on Human. Regional human rights instruments have also codified socio-economic rights. For example, the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights (African Union ) protects, among other things, the right to work, the right to health and theFile Size: KB.

The Socio-Economic Rights Institute of South Africa (SERI) is a non-profit human rights organisation. We work with communities, social movements, individuals and other non-profit organisations in South Africa and beyond to develop and implement strategies to challenge inequality and realise socio-economic rights.

Socio-Economic Rights in the SA Constitution [Seleoane, Mandla, Pityana, Barney] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Socio-Economic Rights in the SA Constitution.

South Africa's `Final' Constitution is widely recognised as the crowning achievement of the country's dramatic transition to democracy.

This transition began with the unbanning of the liberation movements and release of Nelson Mandela from prison in February This book presents the South African Constitution in its historical and social context, providing students.

Bilchitz, David (), ‘ Shaping, making and breaking the law in the campaign for a national HIV/Treatment plan ’, in Peris Jones and Kristian Stokke (eds.), Democratising development: The politics of socio-economic rights in South Africa (Leiden: Martinus Nijhoff), pp.

– S Liebenberg & K Pillay (eds) Socio-economic rights in South Africa: A resource book () Community Law Centre, University of the Western Cape; S Liebenberg (ed) The Constitution of South Africa from a gender perspective () Community Law Centre in association with David Philip Publishers (Pty) Ltd, University of the Western Cape.

Constitution of included social rights in the text as did the Soviet Constitution ofPart 7 of which contained a comprehensive list of socio-economic rights including the right to work, the right to health care, education, and housing.

BOOK REVIEWS Sandra Liebenberg, Socio-Economic Rights: Adjudication Under a Transformative Constitution (Juta & Co. Ltd., ), pages, ISBN I. INTRODUCTION The South African Constitution is heralded for the broad protections it affords social and economic rights.

In Socio-Economic Rights: Adjudication under a Transforma. Socio-economic rights are those rights that give people access to certain basic needs necessary for human beings to lead a dignified life. Government and, in certain circumstances, private individuals and bodies, can be held accountable if they do not respect, protect, promote and fulfil these rights Socio-economic rights are especially.

Book announcement on socio-economic rights Socio-Economic Rights adjudication under a transformative constitution. Sandra Liebenberg. Drawing on a wide range of interdisciplinary resources, this scholarly work provides an in-depth and thorough analysis of the socio-economic rights jurisprudence of the newly democratic South Africa.

Economic, social and cultural rights are socio-economic human rights, such as the right to education, right to housing, right to an adequate standard of living, right to health, victims' rights and the right to science and ic, social and cultural rights are recognised and protected in international and regional human rights instruments.

Health v New Clicks South Africa (Pty) Ltd (the New Clicks case), are dealt with elsewhere in this handbook. For more on the New Clicks case, see Chapter The Soobramoney case The Soobramoney case was the fi rst socio-economic rights case to reach the Constitutional Court, and to date, the only one the state has been able to defend File Size: KB.

Chapter 3: Socio-Economic Rights Including Case Law Chapter 4: Monitoring Socio-Economic Rights: Some Methodological Issues Including Data Collection of the South African Human Rights Commission and Methodological Issues Chapter 5: Implementation of Socio-Economic Rights in South Africa - A Critique Including the SAHRC's analysis and evaluation.

45 In Re Certification of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa(4) SA (CC), para 12 (Certification Judgment). 46 Ebadolahi (n 42 above) The Bill of Rights contained within South Africa’s Constitution features a number of ‘socio- economic rights’. Although these rights are justiciable they are subject to various limitations.

They generally entail a positive onus on the part of the state to provide some good – not immediately, but ‘progressively’.Author: M K Ingle. The Court noted that the "minimum core" concept lacked flexibility, and that the text of South Africa's socio-economic rights provisions differed from international covenants.

The Court instead asserted that the key question was "whether the measures taken by the state to realise the right afforded by Section 26 are reasonable.". If South Africa’s entrenchment of justiciable economic and social rights represents such a legal transformation, Sandra Liebenberg’s Socio-Economic Rights: Adjudication under a Transformative Constitution has all the makings of such a book.

Of course, South Africa’s post-apartheid Constitution of has produced a rich literature across Author: Katharine G. Young. 2 The SA Constitutional Court and socio-economic rights as ‘insurance swaps’ part of the right of access to housing under section 26 of the Constitution.

In Juma Musjid Trust v MEC,4 the Court considered a challenge to an order evicting a public school from privately-owned land, based on the right to ‘basic education’ under section Heywood, Mark (), ‘ Shaping, making and breaking the law in the campaign for a national HIV/AIDS treatment plan ’, in Peris Jones and Kristina Stokke (eds.), Democratising development: The politics of socio-economic rights in South Africa (Leiden: Martinus Nijhoff), pp.

–25 President of the Republi c of South Africa v M odderklip Boerdery (6) SA 40 (SCA) 61 at par 26 Fose v Minister of Safet y and Security (3) SA (CC) at par