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The law's majestic equality ? the distributive impact of litigating social and economic rights (English)

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Optimism about the use of laws, constitutions, and rights to achieve social change has never been higher among practitioners. But the academic literature is skeptical that courts can direct resources toward the poor. This paper develops a nuanced account... See More +

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  • Brinks, Daniel M.; Gauri, Varun;
  • 2012/03/01
  • Policy Research Working Paper
  • WPS5999
  • 1
  • 1
  • World
  • The World Region
  • 2012/03/01
  • The law's majestic equality ? the distributive impact of litigating social and economic rights
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