Globalizing Democracy and Human Rights / Edition 1

Globalizing Democracy and Human Rights / Edition 1

by Carol C. Gould
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521541271

ISBN-13: 9780521541275

Pub. Date: 09/15/2004

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Carol Gould addresses the fundamental issue of democratizing globalization, or finding ways to open transnational institutions and communities to democratic participation by those widely affected by their decisions. Gould develops a framework for expanding participation in cross-border decisions, arguing for a broader understanding of human rights. In addition, she

Overview

Carol Gould addresses the fundamental issue of democratizing globalization, or finding ways to open transnational institutions and communities to democratic participation by those widely affected by their decisions. Gould develops a framework for expanding participation in cross-border decisions, arguing for a broader understanding of human rights. In addition, she introduces a new role for the ideas of care and solidarity at a distance. Her accessible text will be a major new contribution to political philosophy.

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

Acknowledgmentsix
Introduction: Between the Personal and the Global1
Part I.Theoretical Considerations
1.Hard Questions in Democratic Theory: When Justice and Democracy Conflict13
2.Two Concepts of Universality and the Problem of Cultural Relativism50
Part II.Democracy and Rights, Personalized and Pluralized
3.Embodied Politics77
4.Racism and Democracy103
5.Cultural Identity, Group Rights, and Social Ontology118
6.Conceptualizing Women's Human Rights139
Part III.Globalizing Democracy in a Human Rights Framework
7.Evaluating the Claims for Global Democracy159
8.Are Democracy and Human Rights Compatible in the Context of Globalization?183
9.The Global Democratic Deficit and Economic Human Rights201
Part IV.Current Applications
10.Democratic Management and the Stakeholder Idea219
11.Democratic Networks: Technological and Political235
12.Terrorism, Empathy, and Democracy247
Index265

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