Incluye referencias bibliográficas e índice. CONTENIDO: Introduction: Toward a constitutionalism of the global south -- Socio-economic Rights. Constitutionalism, the global south, and economic justice / David Bilchitz -- The embedded negotiators: India�s higher judiciary and socioeconomic rights / Shylashri Shankar -- The economic and social rights, prisoners, and constitutional court intervention in the penitentiary system in Colombia / Libardo Ariza -- Cultural Diversity. Cultural diversity, �living law�, and womei�s rights in South Africa / Cathi Albertyn -- Keeping the faith: legitimizing democracy through judicial practices in India / Gurpreet Mahajan -- Self-government and cultural identity: the Colombian constitutional court and the right of cultural minorities to prior consultation / Daniel Bonilla Maldonado -- Access to Justice. Courts and structural poverty in South Africa: to what has the constitutional court expanded access and remedies to the poor? / Jackie Dugard -- Access to justice in India: the jurisprudence (and self-perception) of the Supreme Court / Menaka Guruswamy and Bipin Aspatwa -- Access to constitutional justice in Colombia: opportunities and challenges for social and political change / Manuel Iturralde.