To rescue human rights from management

4 June 2019

I wrote my PhD towards the last days of the debate over “social rights”. This debate harkens back to the fifties, when the International Covenant on Social and Cultural Rights was being negotiated. Some claimed that social rights could never be true rights. Others claimed that without social rights human rights where an empty joke. I took a position in the latter camp.

Gustavo Arosemena Solorzano

Assisstant Professor; Maastricht Centre for Human Rights