Costitutionalism impact in theory of social and economic human rights in Colombia

With the entry into force of the 1991 Constitution in Colombia, the traditional system of sources of law changed, not only in the prevalence of the constitutional text and the judicial control of constitutionality, but also in the preponderant role of the jurisprudence of the Constitutional Court in determination the new fundamental rights, minimum essential content and the limits to the exercise thereof.
This is the impact of constitutionalism on the theory of fundamental rights that has become more evident when judicial decisions are about social and economic rights, for example: health, education and environment healthy.
This paper seeks to explore this relationship between constitutionalism and the theory of fundamental rights, as well as the analysis of the variations in the concept and the foundation of economic and social rights.