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Episode 1: Introduction

This episode introduces the series, explaining what economic and social rights are, where they come from, and how they fit into international human rights law.

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Episode 2: What are Economic and Social Rights Obligations?

This episode provides a general overview of economic and social rights duties.

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Episode 3: Progressive Realisation

This episode focuses on one of the key overarching obligations imposed by economic and social rights: progressive realisation.

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Episode 4: Maximum Available Resources

This episode addresses one of the most commonly misunderstood obligations imposed by economic and social rights: the duty of states to use the maximum of their available resources to give effect to…

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Episode 6: The Minimum Core Obligation

This episode focuses on the duty of states to ensure the satisfaction of minimum essential levels of economic and social rights.

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Episode 5: Retrogression

This episode focuses on the presumption under international human rights law against the permissibility of retrogression – or backward steps – in terms of economic and social rights…

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Episode 9: Work Rights

This episode outlines work rights (specifically the right to work and the right to just and favourable conditions of work), what they protect, and what they require of governments

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Episode 10: The Right to Education

This episode outlines the right to education, what it protects, and what it requires of governments.

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Episode 11: Economic and Social Rights, Living Standards and Poverty

This episode addresses the connections between economic and social rights, living standards and poverty.

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Episode 12: International Enforcement Processes

In this episode, we will focus on the ways in which states can be held accountable for their implementation of their economic and social rights duties under international law.

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Episode 8: The Right to Social Security

This episode outlines the right to social security, what it protects, and what it requires of governments.

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Episode 7: The Right to Adequate Housing

This episode outlines the right to adequate housing, what it protects, and what it requires of governments.

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Helping to end global slavery

There are 46 million people enslaved around the world today. Yet we are at a tipping point: there is a global political commitment to ending slavery by 2030. Our research is helping to end…

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Slavery and Liberation MA

There are more slaves alive today than at any point in history. Around the world, nearly 46 million people are forced to work against their will for no pay. Our MA Slavery and Liberation offers you…

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Securing rights and justice for all

We are the world's largest group of rights and justice scholars and advise governments and NGOs around the globe on the creation of sustainable, open and creative societies. More information:…

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Social Sciences at Nottingham

Take a journey through the years into the research conducted in the field of social sciences. On the way you'll see how this research has informed policies across the globe. To see the whole…

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Professor Todd Landman, Norms, Values and Morality: The Comparative Politics of Human Rights

On April 21, 2016, the Research Priority Area in Rights and Justice at the University of Nottingham hosted a special lecture by Professor Todd Landman, a world-leading expert on human rights. He…

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Why Study the Hebrew Bible and Anthropology with Carly Crouch

Dr Carly Crouch seeks to demonstrate how the methods of the anthropologist can help us understand complex passages in the Hebrew Bible. She takes the Book of Deuteronomy as a test case and looks at…

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Why Study the impact of Heresy with Claire Taylor

Dr Claire Taylor of the Dept of History, one of the scholars belonging to that department’s Heresy Network, introduces the notion of heresy, heretics and dissent as a phenomenon that historians…

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'Comfort Women' -- symposium highlights human rights violation

PhD student Sachi Tsukamoto, from The University of Nottingham, has organised a symposium on 'comfort women' -- the women and girls forced into sexual slavery for the Imperial Japanese Army…

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'Comfort Women' - Japanese student explains why she studies the issue

PhD Student Sachi Tsukamoto, from The University of Nottingham, explains why she decided to learn more about the plight of 'Comfort Women' -- the women and girls forced into sexual slavery…

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Thomas Shaw-Weston - MA Global Citizenship, Identities and Human Rights

Thomas talks about his course and why it interests him.

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Ateka Vasram - LLM Public International Law

Ateka describes her interest in human rights and why she chose The University of Nottingham specifically.

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