This policy brief sets out some of the recent case law on the right to the highest attainable standard of health and argues that this jurisprudence exposes the unnecessarily narrow construction of the social contract.
The boundaries of the social contract can be expanded to encompass not only the civil and political elements, but also the social.
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- Courts and the making of public policy AND The social contract revisited
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Published as part of the series 'Courts and the Making of Public Policy' and 'The Social Contract Revisited'.
The role of courts in the implementation of economic, social, and cultural rights: a right to health case study
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