human rights;international law;science;politics;international human rights
Manchester University Press
Scientific Research: Bridging the Gap between Science and Society
Accessible here: https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3273032
While international law recognizes a human right to science, the binding normative content of this right needs to be better clarified and specified. To advance our understanding of this understudied right, this chapter offers a theoretical analysis of ways in which the right to science can be realized. The chapter is divided in three sections: the first section discusses the recognition of the right to science under international and regional legal instruments; the second presents a literature review; and the third discusses how judicial and political mobilisation as paths to contribute to our understating of this right and defining its normative content as well as ensuring that states incorporate this right in their policies and respect it.
Recommended CitationBoggio, Andrea and Cesare, Romano P.R., "Freedom of Research and the Right to Science: From Theory to Advocacy" (2018). History and Social Sciences Faculty Journal Articles. Paper 90.
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