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The right to work

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This chapter analyses the application of the right to work to asylum seekers and refugees, examining the right under international human rights law of global scope, in particular under the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. While that instrument is often perceived as being normatively weak, due in part to a misunderstanding about the ‘progressive realization’ standard, the chapter highlights States’ immediate ‘minimum core’ obligations under the right to work. It ...

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University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
International Development
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
International Development
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European Commission
Grant:
716968
Publisher:
Oxford Univerity Press
Host title:
Oxford Handbook of International Refugee Law
Series:
Oxford Handbooks
Chapter number:
53
Place of publication:
Oxford
Publication date:
2021-06-03
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9780198848639
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English
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1126598
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pubs:1126598
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2020-08-17

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