Introduction 1. Rights: The Dialectics of Power and Protection 2. Rights: The Dialectics of International Norms and National Practice 3. Global Realities: Conflict and Confrontation 4. Local Realities: Strife and Struggle 5. Realisation: The Rights of the Poor 6. Realisation: The Rights of Collectivities. Conclusion
Bas de Gaay Fortman is the Emeritus Chair in Political Economy of the International Institute of Social Studies of Erasmus University Rotterdam, and Professor of Political Economy of Human Rights at the Utrecht University Law School, The Netherlands.