Week One: Conceptual and Definitional Issues
TUESDAY, JULY 5th
Basic Concepts of Human Rights and Development by Stephen P. Marks
- Stephen P. Marks, Human Rights-A Brief Introduction 2016, HSPH, 2016
- Stephen P. Marks, “Human Rights in Development: Claims and Controversies,” The Bangladesh Development Studies, Vol. 33, No. 1/2, pp. 1-23
WEDNESDAY, JULY 6th
Human Rights and the International System by Hurst Hannum
The International Bill of Human Rights includes:
- Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR)
- International Covenant on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights (ICESCR)
- International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR)
THURSDAY, JULY 7th
Development Theories, Old and New and their Implications for Human Rights by Balakrishnan Rajagopal
Please retrieve from JGU library:
Sen, A. Development as Freedom (1999), Chapters 1 and 2.
Easterly, W., The Tyranny of Experts: Economists, Dictators, and the Forgotten Rights of the Poor (2014), Chapter 1.
UN and CESR. 2013. “Who will be accountable? Human rights and the post-2015 development agenda.”
FRIDAY, JULY 8th
Human Rights from Below: The Importance of Social Mobilization by Balakrishnan Rajagopal
Please retrieve from JGU library:
Rajagopal, B. International Law from Below: Development, Social Movements, and Third World Resistance, Cambridge University Press, 2003, chapters 7 and 8.
“Limits of law in counter-hegemonic globalization: The Indian Supreme Court and the Narmada valley struggle” in Law and Globalization from Below: Towards a Cosmopolitan Legality (Boaventura de Sousa Santos and César A. Rodríguez-Garavito eds, Cambridge University Press, 2005)
Week Two: Social and Economic Issues
MONDAY, JULY 11th
Urbanization and Human Rights: Case Discussion of Kumnh Mela by Richard Cash
- Susan R. Holman & Leila Shayegan, Toilets and Sanitation at the Kumbh Mela
Transitioning from Relief to Development in Complex Humanitarian Emergencies by Jennifer Leaning
- Adam Wagstaff, Measuring Financial Protection in Health
TUESDAY, JULY 12th
Education in the Context of the Sustainable Development Goals and Human Rights by Fernando M. Reimers
- Fernando M. Reimers & Eleonora Villegas-Reimers, “Taking Action on Global Education” UNESCO, October 2015.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 13th
The Sustainable Development Goals: An Analysis from the Perspective of the Human Rights to Water and Sanitation by Sharmila Murthy
Making Human Rights Work for People Living in Extreme Poverty by Cristina Diez Sagüillo
- Guiding Principles on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights, United Nations Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner, 2012.
- Manual: Making Human Rights Work for People Living in Poverty, ATD Fourth World & the Franciscans International, 2015.
- General Information: Web Page for the Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights, United Nations Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner.
THURSDAY, JULY 14th
Right of Persons with Disabilities in the Context of Development by Michael Stein
- Readings to be distributed during class. Not for redistribution
Ebola and the Right to Health: An Acute-on-Chronic Crisis by Cameron T. Nutt
- Paul Farmer, Diary, London Review of Books, Vol. 36 No. 20 · 23 October 2014
FRIDAY, JULY 15th
Rights of the Child by Theresa S. Betancourt
- Theresa S. Betancourt, The Intergenerational Effect of War, JAMA Psychiatry, January 7, 2015.
- Theresa S. Betancourt & David A. Chambers, Optimizing an Era of Global Mental Health Implementation Science, JAMA Psychiatry, December 30, 2015.
- Theresa S. Betancourt, Jessica Agnew-Blais, Stephen E. Gilman, David R. Williams, B. Heidi Ellis, Past horrors, present struggles: The role of stigma in the association between war experiences and psychosocial adjustment among former child soldiers in Sierra Leone, Social Science & Medicine, October 28, 2009.
- Theresa S. Betancourt et al, A Behavioral Intervention for War-Affected Youth in Sierra Leone: A Randomized Controlled Trial, Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Volume 53, Number 12, December 2014.
Week Three: Global Political Economy
MONDAY, JULY 18th
TUESDAY, JULY 19th
Gender in Development by Jeni Klugman
- Seema Jayachandran, “The Roots of Gender Inequality in Developing Countries”, NBER Working Paper No. 20380, August 2014.
- World Bank, Gender and Development, World Development Report, Overview, 2012.
- Klugman, Jeni; Hanmer, Lucia; Twigg, Sarah; Hasan, Tazeen; McCleary-Sills, Jennifer; Santamaria, Julieth. “Voice and Agency: Empowering Women and Girls for Shared Prosperity”, Washington, DC: World Bank Group, Chapter 1, 2014.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 20th
Business and Human Rights by Malcolm Rogge
- Yousuf Aftab, “Human Rights-A Growing Risk For Companies Doing Business in Tough Places,” (Forbes Magazine, 2016)
- United Nations Office of the High Commissioner, Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights: Implementing the United Nations “Protect, Respect and Remedy” Framework, 2011
- Aaron Marr Page, “The Alchemy of Business and Human Rights (Part I): The BHR Boom Years“, 2016
- Aaron Marr Page, “The Alchemy of Business and Human Rights (Part II): A Pendulum Swing?“, 2016
- Aaron Marr Page, “The Alchemy of Business and Human Rights (Part III): The Missing Institution“, 2016
- Aaron Marr Page, “The Alchemy of Business and Human Rights (Part V): The Culture of Change“, 2016
- John C. Ruggie, “FOR THE GAME. FOR THE WORLD“, FIFA Human Rights
THURSDAY, JULY 21st
FRIDAY, JULY 22nd
Right to Development by Stephen P. Marks