News and Highlights

  • Susan Randolph and Sakiko Fukuda-Parr to Publish on New Index of Social and Economic Rights

    Published on September 9, 2010

      Susan Randolph (ESRG member), and Sakiko Fukuda-Parr (ESRG affiliate), along with their co-author Terra Lawson-Remer have received a contract from Oxford University Press to write a book introducing and elaborating an index of social and economic rights fulfillment, the SERF... Continued »
  • Lanse Minkler and Shawna Sweeney to Publish on Interdependence and Indivisibility in HRQ

    Published on September 9, 2010

    Lanse Minkler (ESRG Member) and Shawna Sweeney’s (Affiliate) paper entitled “On the Indivisibility and Interdependence of Basic Rights in Developing Countries” was recently accepted for publication in the Human Rights Quarterly.  The paper’s analysis finds a modest correlation between... Continued »
  • Graduate Students Join ESRG

    Published on September 9, 2010

      For the first time Graduate Students will join ESRG.  Our inaugural group is intellectually skillful and diverse, and includes Ph.D. students from Agricultural and Resource Economics, Anthropology, and Political Science (for a complete listing see the section entitled “Graduate Student... Continued »
  • Dave Richards Joins ESRG and UCONN Political Science Department

    Published on September 9, 2010

    Professor Dave Richards is one of the two new joint hires of the Human Rights Institute.  Dave’s move from the University of Memphis to a joint appointment with the Political Science Department means that he moves from an ESRG... Continued »
  • Rich Hiskes Wins Book Award

    Published on September 9, 2010

    ESRG member Richard Hiskes’ book, The Human Right to a Green Future (Cambridge, 2009) has been named co-winner of the American Political Science Association 2010 Award for Best Book in Human Rights Scholarship.

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  • Rich Hiskes Wins Book Award

    Published on September 7, 2010

    ESRG member Richard Hiskes’ book, The Human Right to a Green Future (Cambridge, 2009) has been named co-winner of the American Political Science Association 2010 Award for Best Book in Human Rights Scholarship. The citation accompanying the award notes: ... Continued »
  • Did you know? #1

    Published on September 7, 2010

    Several ESRG Members & Affiliates have developed measures on government effort to respect, protect and fulfill economic and social rights? For instance, in a recent working paper ESRG Member Dave Richards and K. Chad Clay develop such a measure and find... Continued »