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Books

B Goldblatt Developing the Right to Social Security - A Gender Perspective (2016, Routledge).

Edited Books

B Goldblatt and L Lamarche (eds) Women's Rights to Social Security and Social Protection (2014, Hart).

(Review: Colm O’Cinneide, (2016) Feminist Legal Studies, 24:351–353).

 

B Goldblatt and K McLean (eds) Women’s Social and Economic Rights (2011,Juta).
(Reviews: K Young (2012) Australian Journal of Human Rights (18:1) 193-9; BTC Warwick (2014) Feminist Legal Studies, online: 16 May 2014).

C Albertyn, B Goldblatt and C Roederer (eds) Guide to the Promotion of Equality and the Prevention of Unfair Discrimination Act 2001 (2001) (Wits University Press: Johannesburg).

Edited Journal Special Issues

A Byrnes and B Goldblatt (eds) Special Focus On The International Criminal Court (2012) Australian Journal of Human Rights vol 18, Part 2 (Introduction, 69-74).

B Goldblatt and K McLean (eds) Special Issue: Women and Social and Economic Rights (2009) South African Journal on Human Rights vol 27, Part 3.

B Goldblatt and A Pantazis (eds) Special Issue: Sexuality and the Law (2007) South African Journal on Human Rights vol 23, Part 3.

Refereed Journal Articles

B Goldblatt, Claiming Women's Social and Economic Rights' (2017) Australian Journal of Human Rights 23:2, 261-283.

B Goldblatt, 'Intersectionality in international anti-discrimination law: addressing poverty in its complexity', (2015) Australian Journal of Human Rights, (21:1), 47-70.

B Goldblatt 'Gender, poverty and the development of the right to social security' (2014) International Journal of Law in Context 10(4), 460-477.

B Goldblatt 'Social Security in South Africa - A gender and human rights analysis' (2014) Verfassung und Recht in Übersee VRÜ 47(1), 22-42.

K Muir and B Goldblatt ‘Complementing or conflicting human rights conventions? Realizing an inclusive approach to families with a young person with a disability and challenging behaviour’ (2011) Disability and Society (Volume 26, Number 5, August 2011, 629-642).

B Goldblatt ‘The Right to Social Security – Addressing Women’s Poverty and Disadvantage’ (2009) South African Journal on Human Rights 27:3, 442-466.

(Republished in Sandra Fredman and Meghan Campbell (2016) Social and Economic Rights and Constitutional Law (Edward Elgar), Chapter 20, 562-586).

B Goldblatt ‘Gender, Rights and the Disability Grant in South Africa’ (2009) Development Southern Africa 26:3, 369-382.

S Liebenberg and B Goldblatt ‘The Interrelationship Between Equality And Socio-Economic Rights Under South Africa’s Transformative Constitution’ (2007) South African Journal on Human Rights 23:2, 335-361.

B Goldblatt ‘Case Note: Same-Sex Marriage In South Africa – The Constitutional Court’s Judgment’ (2006) Feminist Legal Studies 14, 261-270.

B Goldblatt ‘Gender and Social Assistance in the First Decade of Democracy: A Case Sudy of South Africa’s Child Support Grant’ (2005) Politikon 32:2, 239-257.

B Goldblatt and S Liebenberg ‘Giving Money to Children - The Constitutional Obligations To Provide Child Support Grants To Child Headed Households’ (2004) South African Journal on Human Rights 20:1,151-164.

B Goldblatt‘Teen pregnancy and abuse of the child support grant: Addressing the myths and stereotypes’ (2003) Agenda 56, 79-83.

B Goldblatt ‘Satchwell v President of the RSA’ (Case Note) (2003) South African Journal on Human Rights 19:1, 118-123.

B Goldblatt ‘Regulating Domestic Partnerships – A Necessary Step In The Development Of South African Family Law’ (2003) South African Law Journal 120:3, 610-629.

B Goldblatt ‘Litigating Equality – the Example of Child Care’ (2001) Acta Juridica 8-38.

B Goldblatt Amod v Multilateral Motor Vehicle Accidents Fund (Commission for Gender Equality Intervening) (Case Note) (2000) South African Journal on Human Rights 16:1, 138-144.

B Goldblatt and S Mills ‘Reviewing the Road Accidents Fund – a gender-sensitive perspective’ (2000) March De Rebus 386, 30-6.

B Goldblatt and L Mbatha‘Women’s Rights – the Maintenance and Customary Marriages Act’ (1999) Indicator 16:3, 77-9.

C Albertyn and B Goldblatt ‘The Decriminalisation of Gay Sexual Offences: The National Coalition for Gay and Lesbian Equality and Another v The Minister of Justice and Others, Unreported Case No: 97/023677, WLD’ (Case Note) (1998) South African Journal on Human Rights 14:3, 461-72.

C Albertyn and B Goldblatt ‘Facing the Challenge of Transformation: Difficulties in the Development of an Indigenous Jurisprudence of Equality’ (1998) South African Journal on Human Rights 14:2, 248

Republished in Joanne Conaghan (ed) (2009) Feminist Legal Theory, Chapter 23. Routledge, 2009.

B Goldblatt and S Meintjes ‘Dealing with the aftermath - Sexual Violence and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’ (1997) Agenda, 36, 7-18.

B Goldblatt ‘A Feminist Perspective on Law Reform: An evaluation of attempts to establish a Family Court in South Africa’ (1997) South African Journal on Human Rights 13-3, 373-400.

B Goldblatt and S Meintjes ‘Gender and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’ (1996) Indicator: Crime and Conflict 12:6, 5.

Book Chapters

B Goldblatt (2017) 'Social (In)Security and Inequality in Australia: The Limited Role of Human Rights in the Policy Debate' in Durbach, A. & Edgeworth, B. (eds), Law and Poverty in Australia - 40 Years after the Poverty Commission, (Federation Press, Annandale) 183-198.

 

B Goldblatt (2017) 'Constitutional approaches to gender and social and economic rights' in Constitutions and Gender, (Edward Elgar: UK) pp. 482-500.

 

B Goldblatt (2016) 'The Right to Social Security – Addressing Women's Poverty and Disadvantage' in Fredman, S. & Campbell, M. (eds), Social and Economic Rights and Constitutional Law, (Edward Elgar: UK).

 

B Goldblatt (2014) 'Testing Women's Right to Social Security in Australia: A Poor Score' in B Goldblatt and L Lamarche (eds) Women's Rights to Social Security and Social Protection (2014) (Hart: Oxford) 263-85.

 

B Goldblatt and L Lamarche (2014) 'Introduction: Interpreting and Advancing Women's Rights to Social Security and Social Protection' in B Goldblatt and L Lamarche (eds) Women's Rights to Social Security and Social Protection (2014) (Hart: Oxford) 1-15

 

B Goldblatt and S Rosa ‘Social Security Rights: Campaigns and Courts’ in M Langford, B Cousins, J Dugard, and T Madlingozi (eds) Socio-Economic Rights in South Africa: Symbols and Substance (2014) (Cambridge University Press: Cambridge) 253-74.

 

K Muir and B Goldblatt ‘Complementing or conflicting human rights conventions? Realizing an inclusive approach to families with a young person with a disability and challenging behaviour’ in Michelle Moore (ed) Moving Beyond Boundaries in Disability Studies: Rights, Spaces and Innovations (2013) (Routledge: Oxon) 121-134.

 

B Goldblatt ‘The Right to Social Security – Addressing Women’s Poverty and Disadvantage’ in B Goldblatt and K McLean Women’s Social and Economic Rights (2011) (Juta: Cape Town) 34-57.

C Albertyn and B Goldblatt ‘Towards a Substantive Right to Equality’ in S Woolman and M Bishop (eds) Constitutional Conversations (2008) (Pretoria University Law Press: Pretoria) Chapter 14, 231-254.

B Clark and B Goldblatt ‘Gender and Family Law’ in E Bonthuys and C Albertyn (eds) Gender, Law and Justice (2007) (Juta: Cape Town) Chapter 7, 195-243.

C Albertyn and B Goldblatt ‘Women and the State’ in E Bonthuys and C Albertyn (eds) Gender, Law and Justice (2007) (Juta: Cape Town) Chapter 10, 382-408.

C Albertyn and B Goldblatt ‘Equality’ in S Woolman et al (eds) Constitutional Law of South Africa (2007) (Juta: Cape Town) Chapter 35, 1-84.

B Goldblatt ‘Evaluating the Gender Content of Reparations: Lessons from South Africa’ in R Rubio-Marin (ed) What Happened to the Women? Gender and Reparations for Human Rights Violations (2006) (International Centre for Transitional Justice and Social Science Research Council: New York), Chapter 1, 48-91.

B Goldblatt ‘Citizenship and the Right to Child Care’ in A Gouws (ed) (Un)Thinking Citizenship: Feminist Debates in Contemporary South Africa (2005) (Ashgate Publishers: UK) Chapter 5, 117- 136.

B Goldblatt ‘Litigating equality – the example of child care’ in S Jagwanth and E Kalula (eds) Equality Law – Reflections from South Africa and Elsewhere (2001) (Juta: Cape Town) 8-38.

B Goldblatt and L Mbatha ‘Gender, Culture and Equality: Reforming Customary Marriage’ in C Albertyn (ed) Engendering the Political Agenda - a South African Case Study (1999) Centre for Applied Legal Studies for the United Nations Institute for Research and Training for the Advancement of Women: Santa Domingo) 83-110.

B Goldblatt and S Meintjes ‘A Gender Perspective of Violence during the Struggle against Apartheid’ in E Bornman, R Van Eeden & M Wentzel (eds) Violence in South Africa: A Variety of Perspectives (1998) (HSRC: Pretoria) Chapter 9, 227-252.

B Goldblatt and S Meintjes ‘South African Women Demand the Truth’ in M Turshen and C Twagiramariya (eds) What Women Do In Wartime: Gender and Conflict in Africa (1998) (Zed Books: London) Chapter 2, 27-61.

C Albertyn, B Goldblatt and J Fedler ‘Gender’, a title in The Law of South Africa (LAWSA) (1997) First Reissue, Volume 10, Part 2, (Butterworths: Durban) 139-189.

Book Reviews

Book review of EML Strydom (ed) PAK Le Roux, AA Landman, MA Christianson, OC Dupper, P Myburgh, FS Barker, CJ Garbers, AC Basson Essential Social Security Law (2002) South African Journal on Human Rights vol 18, no 4, 645-6.

Book review of P Hayner Unspeakable Truths – Confronting State Terror and Atrocity in South African Law Journal, (2001) vol 118 , no 3, 613-4.

Book review of M Mies “Patriarchy and Accumulation on a World Scale” in SA Journal of International Affairs, (2000) vol 7, no 2, 254-5.

Recent Conference and Seminar Papers and other presentations

B Goldblatt 'Claiming Women’s Social and Economic Rights in Australia', Australian Political Science Association Conference, 28 September 2016, University of New South Wales.

B Goldblatt ‘Violence against women and social and economic rights - deepening the connections’ expert workshop on ‘The Future of Women’s Engagement with International Law’, 24 June 2016, Stamford Plaza Brisbane.

B Goldblatt ‘Gender inequality and poverty in global context: Rethinking the right to social security’ Public Seminar at the University of Stellenbosch, 10 June 2016, hosted by Prof Amanda Gouws’ SARCHI chair in gender and politics (invited).

B Goldblatt ‘The War Against South Africa’s Women – Constitutional Responses And Opportunities’ Comparative Constitutional Law Conference: Constitutional Triumphs, Constitutional Disappointments: A Critical Assessment of the 1996 South African Constitution’s Local and International Influence, 27-28 April 2016, UNSW Faculty of Law.

B Goldblatt ‘Social (in)security and inequality in Australia – the (limited) role of human rights in the policy debate’ Workshop: Law And Poverty In Australia 40 Years After The Sackville Report, 16-17 October 2015, UNSW Faculty of Law.

B Goldblatt 'Integrating intersectionality into substantive equality frameworks in international law - examples from social security' paper at the seminar 'Gender, race and poverty: addressing multiple identities through law' on 12-14 November 2014 at FGV Direito, Sao Paulo, Brazil (by invitation).

B Goldblatt ‘Rights, politics and welfare – examining attempts to broaden South Africa’s social security system’ paper at the Second International Conference on Law, Governance and Development on 2-3 August, 2013 at Azim Premji University, Bangalore, India (by invitation).

B Goldblatt ‘Testing Women’s Right to Social Security in Australia – A Poor Score’ paper at workshop on ‘Interpreting and Advancing Women’s Rights to Social Security and Social protection’ at the International Institute for the Sociology of Law, Onati, Spain, 6-7 May 013.

B Goldblatt and L Lamarche ‘Workshop Introduction’ paper at workshop on ‘Interpreting and Advancing Women’s Rights to Social Security and Social Protection’ at the International Institute for the Sociology of Law, Onati, Spain, 6-7 May 2013.

B Goldblatt ‘Women and The Right to Social Security – The International Human Rights Framework’ paper at the ‘Social Security and Protection of Women in India Conference’, 6-7 May 2013, Indian Social Institute, New Delhi.

B Goldblatt ‘Realising the Human Right to Social Security: An Australian Story Unfolding’, presentation at Law Faculty Seminar, 29 April 2013, UNSW.

B Goldblatt ‘Human rights interventions’ presented at forum entitled ‘Why pick on sole parents? Sexism, welfare and bad policy decisions’ hosted by the F Collective and the Women’s Electoral Lobby, 11 April 2013, Sydney.

B Goldblatt Presentation on Human Rights in the Opening Plenary on ‘A New Start for income support payments in Australia’ at the Australian Council on Social Service Conference, 25 March 2013, Adelaide

B Goldblatt ‘The South Africa Human Rights Clinic: Lessons and Insights’, presentation to the Human Rights Tertiary Teachers’ Workshop, 25 February 2013, UNSW.

B Goldblatt 'Rethinking the international right to social security to address gender inequality' paper at the ANZSIL/ASIL Conference on International Law and Justice, 26 October 2012, University of New South Wales.

B Goldblatt 'Principles for a Substantively Equal, Gendered Social Security Right' at the 'Elusive Equalities: Sex, Gender and Women' Workshop (by invitation), Pembroke College, University of Oxford, 11-12 September 2012.

B Goldblatt 'Submission to Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights: Social Security Amendment (Fair Incentives to Work) Bill 2012' 21 June 2012.

B Goldblatt ‘Tackling Women’s Poverty Across Contexts: A Role for the Right to Social Security’ at the Law and Society Conference, 5 June, Honolulu, Hawaii.

B Goldblatt ‘Realising the right to social security – strategies to address poverty and inequality’, Plenary address to the Australian Council of Social Service Conference, 29 March 2012, Sydney.

B Goldblatt ‘Using Human Rights Approaches to Address Poverty: A Focus on Women’ Encounter with Thomas Pogge, Institute for Democracy and Human Rights, University of Sydney, 7 March 2012.

B Goldblatt ‘Experiential Learning Programs’ presented to the University of the Witwatersrand Public Interest Law Gathering, 1-3 December 2011, Friday 2 December 2011, via Skype.

B Goldblatt Discussant on ‘The Politics of South African Constitutionalism’ by Theunis Roux, Network for Interdisciplinary Studies of Law seminar, 18 November 2011, Law Faculty, UNSW.

B Goldblatt and Kirsty McLean, radio interview about new book Women’s Social and Economic Rights on ‘Otherwise’ with Nancy Richards on SAFM (South African Public Radio), 6 July 2011.

B Goldblatt Address at the book launch of Women’s Social and Economic Rights, Stellenbosch University, South Africa, 30 May 2011.

A Durbach and B Goldblatt ‘Transnational Obligations: realising health rights in countries facing health crises’ Hong Kong University/UNSW Symposium, UNSW, 2 December 2010.

A Durbach and B Goldblatt ‘Transnational obligations: realising health rights in Zimbabwe’ Staff Seminar, School of Law, University of Technology Sydney on 18 August 2010.

K Muir and B Goldblatt ‘Complementing of conflicting human rights conventions? Realising an inclusive approach to families with a young person with a disability and challenging behaviour’, Society for Disability Studies Conference, Temple University, Philadelphia, 2-5 June 2010.

K Muir and B Goldblatt ‘Supporting full participation and the rights of all family members where families include a young person with a disability and challenging behaviour’, The Adolescent Years: The challenges and need for new policy direction in disability, Anglicare Forum, Parramatta, 23 April 2010.

A Durbach and B Goldblatt ‘A Transnational Obligation: Redressing the Impact of Health Professional Migration on the Right to Health in Developing Countries - The Case of Zimbabwe’ presentation at the International Conference on Realising the Rights to Health and Development for All, Hanoi, Vietnam, 26-29 October 2009.

A Durbach and B Goldblatt ‘Realising the right to health in Zimbabwe: Australia’s transnational obligations’ UNSW Law School Staff Seminar, 1 September 2009.

B Goldblatt ‘Women, disability and rights in the South African Social Assistance System’ presented at the Disability Studies Conference, Australia, UNSW, 27 June 2009.

B Goldblatt ‘The gender dimensions of reparations in the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission’ presented at the Gender, Race and Reparations workshop, at the University of Sydney, 3 April 2009.

B Goldblatt ‘South African domestic partner and same-sex marriage reforms, including the limitations of ligation and exclusion of heterosexual de facto couples’ at Family Law Roundtable with Professor Nancy Polikoff , UTS Law Faculty, 27 February 2009.

B Goldblatt 'Different Routes to Relationship Recognition Reform: A Comparative Discussion of South Africa and Australia' presented at the Law and Society Association of Australia and New Zealand Conference titled ‘W(h)ither Human Rights?’ University of Sydney, 11 December 2008, (Refereed) http://ses.library.usyd.edu.au/handle/2123/4043

B Goldblatt ‘Do Rights Help Women? Some Thoughts from South Africa’ presented at the 4R’s Conference (Rights, Reconciliation, Respect, and Responsibility), University of Technology Sydney, 2 October 2008.

Selected Recent Research and Evaluation Reports

S Fredman and B Goldblatt ‘Gender Equality and Human Rights’ (2014). Discussion Paper for UN Women's Progress of the World's Women 2015.

B Goldblatt, K Muir, A Meltzer, B Dinning ‘Continuous Care NSW Pilot Evaluation: Final Report’ (December 2010). Report of the Disability Studies and Research Centre (DSRC) for Multiple Sclerosis Limited (MSL).

Beth Goldblatt, Robyn Edwards, Marilyn McHugh, Ilan Katz, David Abello, Christine Eastman, Karla Heese ‘Evaluation of the Leaving Care Program: Final Report’ (June 2010) for Ageing, Disability and Home Care, the Department of Human Services, NSW. Unpublished report of the DSRC and the Social Policy Research Centre (SPRC).

Sarah Parker, Randall Owen, Sandra Gendera, Ilan Katz, Beth Goldblatt ‘Early Intervention regarding Economic and Social Participation for Disability Benefit Recipients: an international review: Draft Literature Review’ (June 2010) for Department of Families, Housing, and Community Services and Indigenous Affairs (FaHCSIA). Unpublished report of the SPRC.

B Goldblatt ‘Evaluation of the Leaving Care Program: Evaluation Plan’ (November 2009) for Ageing, Disability and Home Care, the Department of Human Services, NSW. Unpublished report of the DSRC and the SPRC.

B Goldblatt, Brooke Dinning and Kristy Muir ‘Continuous Care NSW Pilot Evaluation: Evaluation Plan’ (November 2009). Unpublished report of the DSRC commissioned by MSL.

B Goldblatt, S Rosa and K Hall ‘Implementation of the child support grant: a study of four provinces and recommendations for improved service delivery’ (2006) Centre for Applied Legal Studies, University of the Witwatersrand and the Children’s Institute, UCT http://wiredspace.wits.ac.za/handle/10539/4683.

 

B Goldblatt, C Yose, and S Mills ‘Cohabitation and gender in the South African context–implications for law reform’ (2001) A Report prepared by the Gender Research Project of the Centre for Applied Legal Studies, University of the Witwatersrand.

 

C Albertyn, B Goldblatt and S Mills ‘Women and Economic and Social Rights in the Commonwealth’ (May 2001) prepared for CHRI for CHOGM meeting.

 

B Goldblatt ‘A Constitutional framework for child care from a gender perspective’ (July 1999).

 

J Fedler, A Pantazis, and B Goldblatt ‘National legal manual for counsellors of raped and battered women’ (volume 1) (1999) Tshwaranang Legal Advocacy Centre.

 

C Albertyn, B Goldblatt, S Hassim, L Mbatha and S Meintjes ‘Engendering the Political Agenda - a South African Case Study’ (July 1999) United Nations Institute for Research and Training for the Advancement of Women.

 

C Albertyn, B Goldblatt (GRP, CALS) and A Gulati, I Tlhase and D Everatt (CASE) ‘Gender in Gauteng: A report on the status of women in Gauteng’ (May 1996) for the gender sub-committee of the public participation committee, Gauteng legislature.

 

B Goldblatt and S Meintjes ‘Gender and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’ (May 1996) A submission to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission http://www.justice.gov.za/trc/hrvtrans/submit/gender.htm.

 

Recent Non-Refereed Articles

B Goldblatt (ed) ‘Women’s economic and social rights’ (2015) Human Rights Defender 24:3 (publication of the Australian Human Rights Centre).

B Goldblatt (2014) 'Using Human Rights in the Courts to Broaden Social Protection – the South African Example' UNRISD Expert series: Linking Social Protection and Human Rights, http://www.unrisd.org/sp-hr-goldblatt, 20 September 2014.

B Goldblatt (2012) ‘Gendered Poverty: A Role For The Right To Social Security’, Human Rights Defender vol 21:2, 10-12; shortened version as a blog post on the Oxford Human Rights Hub http://ohrh.law.ox.ac.uk/?p=216, 27 August 2012.

B Goldblatt (2011) ‘Getting it Right: lessons from South Africa’s equality framework’ Guest blog for the Equality Law Reform Project of the Human Rights Law Centre, Melbourne, 11 July 2011, http://www.equalitylaw.org.au/CustomContentRetrieve.aspx?ID=1447380

A Durbach and B Goldblatt (2010) ‘Realising the right to health in Zimbabwe - advocating a reciprocal obligation to assist’ Human Rights Defender vol 19: 2, 9-11.

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