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- DescriptionThis book documents and analyzes the experiences of the UN's first Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food. It highlights the conceptual advances in the legal understanding of the right to food in international human rights law, as well as analyzes key practical challenges through experiences in 11 countries across Africa, Asia and Latin America.
- Author BiographyJEAN ZIEGLER is Vice-President of the UN Human Rights Council's Advisory Committee, and an Honorary Professor at the University of Geneva, Switzerland. Previously, he was UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food. He is an expert on economic, social and cultural rights, and has published numerous books on globalization and development. CHRISTOPHE GOLAY is Joint Coordinator of the Project on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights and Senior Researcher at the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights, Switzerland. He is also Visiting Lecturer at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID), Switzerland. Previously, he was Legal Advisor to the UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food. CLAIRE MAHON is Joint Coordinator of the Project on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights and Senior Researcher at the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights, Switzerland. She is also Special Advisor to Mary Robinson, Chair of the GAVI Alliance, and Adjunct Clinical Professor of Law at the University of Michigan Law School, USA. She has previously worked as Advisor to the UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food, and as an international human rights lawyer for various non-governmental organizations including Amnesty International and the International Commission of Jurists. SALLY-ANNE WAY is Senior Researcher at the Centre for Economic and Social Rights, Spain. She previously worked as Advisor to the UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food, and as Research Associate at the Graduate Institute of international and Development Studies (IHEID), Switzerland. She has also served as a consultant to various UN agencies, and has held posts at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS), UK, and at the Bank of England. She has published widely on issues of human rights and development.
- Author(s)Christophe Golay,Claire Mahon,Jean Ziegler,Sally-Anne Way
- PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
- Date of Publication28/01/2011
- GenreInternational Law: Professional
- Series TitleInternational Relations and Development Series
- Place of PublicationBasingstoke
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintPalgrave Macmillan
- Content Notebiography
- Weight710 g
- Width140 mm
- Height216 mm
- Spine25 mm
- Format DetailsLaminated cover
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