Globalization, International Law, and Human Rights

Hardcover | December 15, 2011

EditorJeffery F. Addicott, Md Jahid Hossain Bhuiyan, Tareq M.R. Chowdhury

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This volume analyses human rights in the context of globalization. Focusing on a broad range of human rights themes, it examines the human rights experiences of various countries. The volume covers important contemporary issues such as the relationship between human rights and globalization,climate change, unbridled corporate capitalism, global terrorism, and globalization and its impact on trade, investments, and people's movement. Establishing an interface between good governance and human rights, the work emphasizes the significance of new modern rights such as fundamental right towater. The volume also examines the framework of international legal provisions to deal with human rights violations. Providing a broad picture of the current and emerging human rights policy framework for the recognition of human rights, it also puts in perspective the conflicting tendencies of modern world towards the persistent struggle for recognizing human rights. With an interesting mix of North and Southscholarship on globalization, human rights, and international law, this comprehensive and topical work would be invaluable to lawyers, and teachers, scholars, and students of law, political science, and development studies.

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This volume analyses human rights in the context of globalization. Focusing on a broad range of human rights themes, it examines the human rights experiences of various countries. The volume covers important contemporary issues such as the relationship between human rights and globalization,climate change, unbridled corporate capitalis...

Jeffery F. Addicott is Distinguished Professor of Law and the Director of the Center for Terrorism Law, St. Mary's University School of Law, San Antonio, Texas. Md Jahid Hossain Bhuiyan is Assistant Professor and LLM coordinator, Department of Law, ASA University, Bangladesh. Tareq M.R. Chowdhury is Dean, Faculty of Law, ASA Univers...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:280 pages, 8.46 × 5.51 × 0.1 inPublished:December 15, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Introduction: International Implications of Globalization on Emerging Notions of Fundamental Human Rights1. Corporate Human Rights Obligations under Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights2. Globalization, Climate Change and Indigenous Peoples in the Arctic: An Interface between Free Trade and the Right to Culture3. Freedom of Religion in a Globalized World: The European Experience4. Globalization, Terrorism and Human Rights: The Mouse that Roared5. Globalization and Its Effects on the Emerging Jurisprudence on the Right to Education in South Africa and Nigeria6. The Emergence of the Human Right to Water in a Globalized Scenario and its Implications to International Investment Law7. Interface between the Third Generation Human Rights and the Good Governance in a Globalized World8. The Place of Capitalism in the Pursuit of Human Rights in the Globalized Relationships of StatesIndexBibliographyAbout the Contributors