Globalization and Human Rights / Edition 1

Globalization and Human Rights / Edition 1

by Alison Brysk
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0520232380

ISBN-13: 9780520232389

Pub. Date: 10/15/2002

Publisher: University of California Press

In this landmark volume, Alison Brysk has assembled an impressive array of scholars to address new questions about globalization and human rights. Is globalization generating both problems and opportunities? Are new problems replacing or intensifying state repression? How effective are new forms of human rights accountability?

These essays include theoretical

Overview

In this landmark volume, Alison Brysk has assembled an impressive array of scholars to address new questions about globalization and human rights. Is globalization generating both problems and opportunities? Are new problems replacing or intensifying state repression? How effective are new forms of human rights accountability?

These essays include theoretical analyses by Richard Falk, Jack Donnelly, and James Rosenau. Chapters on sex tourism, international markets, and communications technology bring new perspectives to emerging issues. The authors investigate places such as the Dominican Republic, Nigeria, and the Philippines.

The contemporary world is defined by globalization. While global human rights standards and institutions have been established, assaults on human dignity continue. These essays identify the new challenges to be faced, and suggest new ways to remedy the costs of globalization.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520232389
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
10/15/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
321
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Acknowledgments

Introduction: Transnational Threats and Opportunities
Alison Brysk

I. Citizenship
1. Who Has a Right to Rights?
Citizenship’s Exclusions in an Age of Migration
Kristen Hill Maher
2. Tourism, Sex Work, and Women’s Rights in the Dominican Republic
Amalia Lucia Cabezas

II. Commodification
3.
Interpreting the Interaction of Global Markets and Human Rights
Richard Falk
4. Economic Globalization and Rights: An Empirical Analysis
Wesley T. Milner
5. Sweatshops and
International Labor Standards: Globalizing Markets, Localizing Norms
Raul Pangalangan

III. Communication
6. The Ironies of
Information Technology
Shane Weyker
7. Globalization and the Social Construction of Human Rights Campaigns
Clifford Bob
8. The Drama of Human Rights in a Turbulent, Globalized World
James Rosenau

IV. Cooperation
9. Transnational Civil Society and the World Bank
Inspection Panel
Jonathan Fox
10. Humanitarian
Intervention: Global Enforcement of Human Rights?
Wayne Sandholtz
11. Human Rights, Globalizing Flows, and State Power
Jack Donnelly

Conclusion: From Rights to Realities
Alison Brysk
Works Cited
Contributors

Index

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