Globalizing Democracy and Human Rights / Edition 1

Globalizing Democracy and Human Rights / Edition 1

by Carol C. Gould
     
 

"In her new book, Carol Gould, the author of the highly regarded and successful Rethinking Democracy, addresses the fundamental challenge of democratizing globalization, that is, of finding ways to open transnational institutions and communities to democratic participation by those widely affected by their decisions." Clearly and accessibly written, this major new… See more details below

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"In her new book, Carol Gould, the author of the highly regarded and successful Rethinking Democracy, addresses the fundamental challenge of democratizing globalization, that is, of finding ways to open transnational institutions and communities to democratic participation by those widely affected by their decisions." Clearly and accessibly written, this major new contribution to political philosophy will be of special interest to professionals and graduate students in philosophy, political science, women's studies, public policy, and international affairs, as well as anyone who wants to more fully comprehend the dilemmas of a globalized world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521541275
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/15/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
290
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction : between the personal and the global1
1Hard questions in democratic theory : when justice and democracy conflict13
2Two concepts of universality and the problem of cultural relativism50
3Embodied politics77
4Racism and democracy103
5Cultural identity, group rights, and social ontology118
6Conceptualizing women's human rights139
7Evaluating the claims for global democracy159
8Are democracy and human rights compatible in the context of globalization?183
9The global democratic deficit and economic human rights201
10Democratic management and the stakeholder idea219
11Democratic networks : technological and political235
12Terrorism, empathy, and democracy247

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