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  1. Poverty and Fundamental Rights: The Justification and Enforcement of Socio-Economic Rights.David Bilchitz - 2007 - Oxford University Press.
    This book addresses the pressing issue of severe poverty and inequality, and asks why is it that violations of socio-economic rights are treated with less urgency than violations of civil and political rights, such as the right to freedom of speech or to vote? It provides a sustained argument for placing renewed focus on socio-economic rights as a method of ensuring that governments address extreme poverty. It combines both theoretical and practical perspectives, political philosophy, and constitutional law and policy.
     
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    Do Corporations Have Positive Fundamental Rights Obligations?David Bilchitz - 2010 - Theoria 57 (125):1-35.
    This article deals with the question whether corporations should have obligations to take positive steps to contribute towards the realisation of fundamental rights. The article commences with a central objection against corporations having such obligations and an analysis of some of the assumptions underlying this objection. The second part of this article challenges some of these assumptions: first, I argue that the legal nature of the corporation implies that it is an entity that is both separate from and dependent upon (...)
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    Egalitarian Liberalism, Distributive Justice and the New Constitutionalism.David Bilchitz - 2014 - Theoria 61 (140):47-69.
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    Egalitarian Liberalism: What Are Its Possible Futures in South Africa?David Bilchitz & Daryl Glaser - 2014 - Theoria 61 (140):1-6.
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    Corporations and Fundamental Rights: What is the Nature of Their Obligations, If Any?David Bilchitz - 2013 - In Christopher Luetege (ed.), Handbook of the Philosophical Foundations of Business Ethics. Springer. pp. 1053--1076.
  6. Jurisprudence in an African Context.David Bilchitz, Thaddeus Metz & Oritsegbubemi Oyowe - forthcoming - Oxford University Press.