This book discusses the evolution of the idea of the use of law to this end. It provides examples of how law and courts have been used by social movements and NGOs. It clarifies the concept of strategic litigation. It discusses the developments associated with the application of international human rights law by domestic courts and how courts in various jurisdictions have pursued the idea of justiciability of economic, social, and cultural rights. Finally, it explores contemporary challenges and provides ideas to meet those challenges.
Law in Struggle for Dignity and Justice
Ravindran, DJ. 2015. Law in the Struggle for Dignity and Justice. Bangkok; Asian Institute for Human Rights