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Author Evans, Tony, 1944-

Title Human rights in the global political economy : critical processes / Tony Evans.

Publication Info. Boulder, Colo. : Lynne Rienner Publishers, [2011]


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  323 E92H    Check Shelf
Description 232 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-225) and index.
Contents Introduction -- The idea of human rights in the global political economy -- Challenging the idea of human rights -- Non-western concepts of human rights and dignity -- Human rights in corporate and multilateral organizations -- States, sovereignty, and human rights -- Internatiohal institutions for the protection of human rights -- Human rights as resistance to the global political economy -- Human rights as political process.
Summary Evans covers a range of contentious debates as he considers critiques of the prevailing conceptions of human rights. He then explores the changing global context of human rights issues, the nature and status of human rights within that context, and recent institutional responses. With its emphasis on policy and process, his book offers a rich analysis of the politics of today s human rights regime.
Subject Human rights.
Human rights monitoring.
International economic relations.
Other Form: Online version: Evans, Tony, 1944- Human rights in the global political economy. Boulder, Colo. : Lynne Rienner Publishers, c2011 (OCoLC)762426223
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