Wednesday, January 28, 2009

New Volume: African Yearbook of International Law

The latest volume of the African Yearbook of International Law (Vol. 15, 2007) is out. Contents include:
  • Special Theme: Realising Economic and Social Rights in Africa: Innovations, Challenges, and Prospects
    • Obiora Chinedu Okafor, Introduction
    • Pierre So, The Implementation Gap in the Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights Field: A Critical Cross-Examination of the Agenda of the United Nations
    • Dakas C. J. Dakas, Beyond Officialdom: Fallacies and Hypocrisy in Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Discourse and Implementation in Nigeria
    • Bonny Ibhawoh, Beyond Naming and Shaming: Methodological Imperatives of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Advocacy
    • Amy Tsanga, Moving Beyond Rights in the Realisation of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights: Challenges in Contemporary Africa
    • John Cantius Mubangizi, The Protection and Enforcement of Socio-Economic Rights in Africa: Lessons from the South African Experience
    • Chima C. Nweze, Justifiability or Judicialization: Circumventing Armageddon Through the Enforcement of Socio-Economic Rights
    • Judy A. Oder, Litigating the Right to Health Before the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights: The Record so Far
    • Anashri Pillay, Enforcing Social and Economic Constitutional Guarantees Before the Courts: The South African and Indian Experiences
    • Mosope Fagbongbe, Regional Protection of Women’s Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in Africa: The Women’s Protocol and the African Union
    • Paul D. Ocheje, Neo-Liberal Economic Reforms and the Realisation of Social and Economic Rights in Africa
    • Jeanne M. Woods, Impunity or Accountability in the Extractive Industries: Regulation, Reform, or Resistance?
    • Obijiofor Aginam, The Rights to “The Highest Attainable Standard of Health”: Trade Agreements and the Rights to Health in Africa
    • Cyril Uchenna Gwam, Toxic Waste Dumping and the Enjoyment of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in Africa