Political Conditionality

Political Conditionality

by Georg Sorensen
     
 

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Political conditionality involves the linking of development aid to certain standards of observance of human rights and (liberal) democracy in recipient countries. Although this may seem to be an innocent policy, it has the potential to bring about a dramatic change in the basic principles of the international system: putting human rights first means putting respect… See more details below

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Political conditionality involves the linking of development aid to certain standards of observance of human rights and (liberal) democracy in recipient countries. Although this may seem to be an innocent policy, it has the potential to bring about a dramatic change in the basic principles of the international system: putting human rights first means putting respect for individuals and rights before respect for the sovereignty of states.

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ISBN-13:
9781135200978
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/05/2013
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Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
136
File size:
0 MB

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