Issue 4, 2014

With Guest Editors, Maija Mustaniemi-Laakso and Hans-Otto Sano, this Special Issue on Human Rights-Based Change and the Institutionalisation of Economic and Social Rights seeks to provide insight into how human rights-based approaches have contributed to change. It examines traditional and innovative ways of mainstreaming and institutionalising human right in judicial, bureaucratic and organisational processes in development work. Article are available from Taylor & Francis for download.

Nordic Journal of Human Rights

(2014) Volume 32, Issue 4, pp. 287-408.

Editorial Note

Maija Mustaniemi-Laakso and Hans-Otto Sano, pp. 287-290.


Wouter Vandenhole and Paul Gready, 'Failures and Successes of Human Rights-Based Approaches to Development: Towards a Change Perspective', pp. 291-311.

Sandra Liebenberg, 'Participatory Approaches to Socio-Economic Rights Adjudication: Tentative Lessons from South African Eviction Law', pp. 312-330.

Alessandra Sarelin, 'Modernisation of Maternity Care in Malawi', pp. 331-351.

Tiina Saaresranta, 'Education in Pursuit of the Development Dream? Effects of Schooling on Indigenous Development and Rights in Bolivia', pp. 352-371.

Sisay Alemahu Yeshanew, 'Mainstreaming Human Rights in Development Programmes and Projects: Experience from the Work of a United Nations Agency', pp. 372-386.

Hans-Otto Sano, 'Evidence in Demand: An Overview of Evidence and Methods in Assessing Impact of Economic and Social Rights', pp. 387-402.

Book Reviews

'Randall S. Abate and Elizabeth Ann Kronk (eds.), (Edward Elgar Publishing, 2013): Climate Change and Indigenous Peoples: The Search for Legal Remedies'. Reviewed by Aled Dilwyn Fisher, pp. 403-405. 

'Martha C. Nussbaum, (The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2012): The New Religious Intolerance. Overcoming the Politics of Fear in an Anxious Age.' Reviewed by Lena Larsen, pp. 406-408.











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