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Just Trade: A New Covenant Linking Trade and Human Rights

Berta Esperanza Hernández-Truyol and Stephen Joseph Powell

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814736937
eISBN:
9780814790861
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814736937.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

It is generally assumed that pro-trade laws are not good for human rights, and legislation that protects human rights hampers vibrant international trade. In a bold departure from this canon, this ... More


Getting Started: A General Introduction

Berta Esperanza Hernández-Truyol and Stephen Joseph Powell

in Just Trade: A New Covenant Linking Trade and Human Rights

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814736937
eISBN:
9780814790861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814736937.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book discusses human rights problems that arise from international trade and outlines specific paths that governments must follow to use trade for the advancement of human rights. Drawing on ... More


Human Bondage: Trafficking

Berta Esperanza Hernández-Truyol and Stephen Joseph Powell

in Just Trade: A New Covenant Linking Trade and Human Rights

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814736937
eISBN:
9780814790861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814736937.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines the trade in persons, also known as human trafficking, and the way that trade rules have promoted it as a modern form of slavery. It first considers trafficking within the human ... More


Pillars and Escape Hatches: Basic Concepts of International Trade Law in the Americas

Berta Esperanza Hernández-Truyol and Stephen Joseph Powell

in Just Trade: A New Covenant Linking Trade and Human Rights

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814736937
eISBN:
9780814790861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814736937.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter explores the fundamental premises and economic underpinnings of the global trading system that are relevant to trade and human rights law, with particular emphasis on the basic concepts ... More


Not Just a Question of Capital: Health and Human Well-Being

Berta Esperanza Hernández-Truyol and Stephen Joseph Powell

in Just Trade: A New Covenant Linking Trade and Human Rights

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814736937
eISBN:
9780814790861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814736937.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines the impact of trade on health and human well-being. In particular, it considers how members of the World Trade Organization (WTO) can address human rights that take into ... More


Splendid Isolation’s Progeny: The Intersections of Trade and Human Rights

Berta Esperanza Hernández-Truyol and Stephen Joseph Powell

in Just Trade: A New Covenant Linking Trade and Human Rights

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814736937
eISBN:
9780814790861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814736937.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter explores the relationship between human rights and international trade. It first considers the philosophical differences in the approach of human rights and international trade, along ... More


Exploitation or Progress?: Terms and Conditions of Labor

Berta Esperanza Hernández-Truyol and Stephen Joseph Powell

in Just Trade: A New Covenant Linking Trade and Human Rights

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814736937
eISBN:
9780814790861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814736937.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines labor standards that qualify as fundamental human rights and the extent to which existing trade agreements protect labor rights. In particular, it considers the potential use of ... More


From Excess to Despair: The Persistence of Poverty

Berta Esperanza Hernández-Truyol and Stephen Joseph Powell

in Just Trade: A New Covenant Linking Trade and Human Rights

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814736937
eISBN:
9780814790861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814736937.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines whether the trade regime, including NAFTA, has alleviated property or merely perpetuated it. It begins with an overview of poverty within the human rights and international ... More


Freedom from Famine and Fear: Democracy

Berta Esperanza Hernández-Truyol and Stephen Joseph Powell

in Just Trade: A New Covenant Linking Trade and Human Rights

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814736937
eISBN:
9780814790861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814736937.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines the impact of trade on democracy, the authority of the state, and the ability of governments to care for their citizens. It begins with an overview of democracy within the human ... More


Recognizing Indivisibility, Bridging Divides: Visions and Solutions for the Future of the Trade and Human Rights Relationship

Berta Esperanza Hernández-Truyol and Stephen Joseph Powell

in Just Trade: A New Covenant Linking Trade and Human Rights

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814736937
eISBN:
9780814790861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814736937.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter outlines visions and solutions aimed at bridging the divides between trade and human rights. It first considers the contradictions as well as the synchronicity between international ... More


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