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Bringing Theory Into Practice: Operational Criteria for Measuring Implementation of the International Right to Development


  • Susan Randolph

    (University of Connecticut)

  • Maria Green

    (Brandeis University)


This paper builds on the work of the Working Group and High Level Task Force on the Right to Development to devise a set of Right to Development criteria, sub-criteria and operational sub-criteria (indicators) that could be used by international organizations, governments, and civil society to define and measure implementation of the Right to Development in the current development and human rights environment. The criteria and indicators are offered in a framework that could eventually serve as the basis for the elaboration by the Working Group of formal guidelines for implementing the Declaration on the Right to Development and/or of a legally binding Right to Development instrument.

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  • Susan Randolph & Maria Green, 2011. "Bringing Theory Into Practice: Operational Criteria for Measuring Implementation of the International Right to Development," Economic Rights Working Papers 15, University of Connecticut, Human Rights Institute.
  • Handle: RePEc:uct:ecriwp:15

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