SUR 4

issue N.4 • v.3 • Jan/2006

Sur International Journal on Human Rights, founded in 2004 and published by Conectas Human Rights, produces, fosters and disseminates innovative research and ideas, primarily from the Global South, on human rights practice.

The Sur Journal serves as a channel for sharing perspectives on the world’s human rights agenda. It is a space where the Global South’s role in shaping human rights discourse and practice – including, its institutions, priorities and impact – is debated.

Essays

The strengths of different traditions: What can be gained and what might be lost by combining rights and development?

Robert Archer

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A schematic comparison of regional human rights systems: An update

Christof Heyns, David Padilla and Leo Zwaak

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Recent advances in the justiciability of indigenous rights in the Inter-American System of Human Rights

Mario Melo

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Pharmaceutical corporations and access to drugs indeveloping countries: The way forward

Justice C. Nwobike

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Social programs from a human rights perspective: The case of the Lula administration’s family grant in Brazil

Clóvis Roberto Zimmermann

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Indigenous peoples versus oil companies: Constitutional control within resistance

Isabela Figueroa

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The measurement challenge in human rights

Fernande Raine

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Development and rights revisited: Lessons from Africa

J. Paul Martin

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Brief observations on the mechanisms for NGO participation in the WTO

Michelle Ratton Sanchez

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