Civilising Globalisation: Human Rights and the Global Economy

Civilising Globalisation

Cambridge University Press

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Civilising Globalisation: Human Rights and the Global Economy. Economic globalisation and universal human rights both have the aspiration and power to improve and enrich individuals and communities. However, their respective institutions, methods, practices and goals differ, leading to both detrimental clashes and beneficial synergies. In this book, David Kinley analyses how human rights intersect with the trade, aid and commercial dimensions of global economic relations, taking the view that, while the global economy is a vitally important civilising instrument, it itself requires civilising according to human rights standards. Combining meticulous research with highly informed views and experiences, he outlines the intellectual, policy and practical frameworks for ensuring that the global economy advances the ends of human rights, argues for better exploitation of the global economy's capacity to distribute as well as create wealth, and proposes mechanisms by which to minimise and manage the socially debilitating effects of its market failures and financial meltdowns.

Forfattere: David Kinley Utgave: 1 utg.
Språk: Engelsk Sidetall: 256
ISBN: 9780521716246 Vekt: 454 g
Forlag: Cambridge University Press Innbinding:
Utgitt: 2009 Veil. pris: 0 kr
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