Economic and Social Rights Under the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights: A Legal Perspective
Tamara K. Hervey, Jeff Kenner
Hart, 2003 - Law - 327 pages
The Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union includes, in addition to the traditional civil and political rights, a large number of rights of an economic or social nature. This collection of essays by leading scholars in this field considers the significance of the inclusion of such rights within the EU Charter, in terms of protection of individual and collective social and economic interests within and between the EU and its Member States. What differences might it make to EU law and policy (both in terms of its substance, and in terms of the processes by which it is formed), that certain economic and social rights are proclaimed in the EU Charter?
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Alston approach argued Article 12 Article 28 EUCFR Article 34 BECTU benefits capability approach Charter of Fundamental collective bargaining Commission Committee of Social Community law Community Social Charter competence Conclusions XV-1 context Council Council of Europe Cultural Rights Directive discrimination diversity EC Treaty ECHR economic and social ECSR effect employment ensure equal treatment EU's Eurocontrol Europe European Committee European Court European Law European Parliament European Social Charter European Union Explanatory Document framework freedom fundamental rights fundamental social rights gender equality guarantee individual institutions issue judicial labour law Law Journal legal order legislation limited Member multiculturalism non-discrimination obligations Organisation Oxford Poiares Maduro positive action principle of equal protection provisions recognised reference relation require respect RevESC right to health role scope Social and Cultural social assistance social policy social security soft law substantive tion trade unions Treaty United Kingdom women workers