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Trade imbalance : the struggle to weigh human rights concerns in trade policymaking

Author: Susan A Aaronson; Jamie M Zimmerman
Publisher: Cambridge [UK] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In many countries, citizens allege that trade policies undermine specific rights such as labor rights, the right to health, or the right to political participation. However, in some countries, policy makers use trade policies to promote human rights. Although scholars, policy makers, and activists have long debated this relationship, in truth we know very little about it. This book enters this murky territory with  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)85444262
(OCoLC)144226148
(OCoLC)144226149
(OCoLC)226019169
(OCoLC)779895737
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Susan A Aaronson; Jamie M Zimmerman
ISBN: 9780521872560 0521872561 9780521694209 0521694205
OCLC Number: 85444262
Description: x, 337 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The World Trade Organization and human rights providing some power to the people, some of the time --
South Africa : in the "rainbow nation," trade and human rights are anything but black and white --
Brazil : creating new rules of the road --
European Union : the behemoth is not a dinosaur --
United states : an inconsistent sheriff at the intersection of trade and human rights.
Responsibility: Susan Ariel Aaronson, Jamie M. Zimmerman.
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