Globalization And Human Rights In The Developing World

Hardcover | August 15, 2011

EditorShawn L. England, Derrick M. Nault

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Focusing on world regions where human rights abuses are the most serious, extensive and sustained; this book fills a crucial gap in our knowledge of the difficulties and promise of promoting human rights in our global age.

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Focusing on world regions where human rights abuses are the most serious, extensive and sustained; this book fills a crucial gap in our knowledge of the difficulties and promise of promoting human rights in our global age.

DERRICK M. NAULT teaches World History and Development Studies at the University of Calgary, Canada. His research interests include globalization, development and human rights from a historical perspective, particularly with regard to nations of the Global South.SHAWN L. ENGLAND is Assistant Professor in the Department of Humanities a...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:272 pages, 8.84 × 5.78 × 0.91 inPublished:August 15, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Preface; D.M.Nault& S.L.England
Introduction; D.M.Nault
PART I: GLOBALIZATION, THE STATE, AND HUMAN RIGHTS
Globalization and the Commercialization of Humanity: The State, Trafficking in Persons, and Human Rights Challenges in Africa; B.Onuoha
Exclusionary Globalization: Sanctions, Military Rule, and Non-democratization in Myanmar; P.Stefford
PART II: TRANSNATIONAL CORPORATIONS AND HUMAN RIGHTS
Transnational Corporations and the Protection of Human Rights: Non-Financial Reporting as an Option; O.Osuji
The Duty to Protect against Human Rights Violations Committed Abroad by Transnational Corporations and their Subsidiaries; B.Zammitto
PART III: FINANCIAL FLOWS, HUMAN RIGHTS, AND THE GLOBAL SOUTH
Do Official Development Aid and Foreign Direct Investment Promote Good Governance in Africa?; A.Lemi
The 'Creditors in Competition': Chávez and the Bank of the South versus the IMF; R.Paterson
PART IV: GENOCIDE IN GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE
The Role of Globalization in the Causes, Consequences, Prevention, and Punishment of Genocide; M.Hiebert
Confronting 'Linguistic Genocide': Language Repression in Kurdistan; E.Voulgarakis& B.Dawei