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Globalization, International Law, and Human Rights

Jeffery F. Addicott, Md Jahid Hossain Bhuiyan, and Tareq M.R. Chowdhury (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198074151
eISBN:
9780199080830
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198074151.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

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. It covers important ... More


Are Human Rights Western?: A Contribution to the Dialogue of Civilizations

Arvin Sharma

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195679489
eISBN:
9780199081714
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195679489.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This book attempts to examine the assumptions that human rights are Western, that Westerners have ‘their own concept of human rights’, and that ‘Western ideas of human rights have dominated ... More


The Capitalist Argument

Arvind Sharma

in Are Human Rights Western?: A Contribution to the Dialogue of Civilizations

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195679489
eISBN:
9780199081714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195679489.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the capitalist argument for the claim that human rights are Western. Human rights are Western in the sense that they are associated with the phenomenon of capitalism. This ... More


The International Argument

Arvind Sharma

in Are Human Rights Western?: A Contribution to the Dialogue of Civilizations

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195679489
eISBN:
9780199081714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195679489.003.0034
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the argument that human rights are Western in terms of International Relations (IR) theory. IR theory provides three basic models for analysing international relations: realism, ... More


The Place of Capitalism in Pursuit of Human Rights in Globalized Relationships of States

Mohsen al Attar and Ciaron Murnane

in Globalization, International Law, and Human Rights

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198074151
eISBN:
9780199080830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198074151.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The world economy is firmly within the grip of capitalist economic ideology, specifically its competitive predisposition, while collective global consciousness is dominated by a unified commitment to ... More


Social Rights in a Globalized Economy

Simon Deakin

in Labour Rights as Human Rights

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199281060
eISBN:
9780191700156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281060.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Employment Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The aim of this chapter is to explore more deeply the nature of the controversies surrounding social rights and to see if they can be resolved. The approach taken is historical, doctrinal, and ... More


Corporations, Human Rights, and Social Inequality

Sally Wheeler

in Judges, Transition, and Human Rights

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199204939
eISBN:
9780191695599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204939.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter looks at the impact of multinational enterprises (MNE) on social inequality and human rights. It examines how MNE influence the development human rights in the host economy and ... More


The Cultural Argument

Arvind Sharma

in Are Human Rights Western?: A Contribution to the Dialogue of Civilizations

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195679489
eISBN:
9780199081714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195679489.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter analyses, in the cultural context, the claim of human rights being Western. It could be argued that human rights are closely associated with a democratic society, and a democratic ... More


The Argument of Democratic Capitalism

Arvind Sharma

in Are Human Rights Western?: A Contribution to the Dialogue of Civilizations

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195679489
eISBN:
9780199081714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195679489.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the argument of democratic capitalism in light of the claim that human rights are Western. Human rights can be considered Western in a diagnostic sense, in the sense that they ... More


People on the Move: From the Countryside to the Factory/Prison

Dario Melossi

in The Borders of Punishment: Migration, Citizenship, and Social Exclusion

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199669394
eISBN:
9780191748752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669394.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the factors that have shaped contemporary practices of migration control. It traces the long historic trajectory of relationships between capitalism, migratory movements, and ... More


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