By Rhoda E. Howard-Hassmann
Globalization has affected everyone’s lives, and the reactions to it were combined. criminal students and political scientists are likely to emphasize its damaging features, whereas economists are inclined to emphasize its merits. these curious about human rights have extra usually been one of the critics than one of the supporters of globalization. In Can Globalization advertise Human Rights? Rhoda Howard-Hassmann offers a balanced account of the destructive and optimistic gains of globalization on the subject of human rights, in either their fiscal and civil/political dimensions.
On the optimistic facet, she attracts on huge empirical paintings to teach that globalization has considerably lowered global poverty degrees, even whereas, at the destructive part, it has exacerbated financial inequality throughout and inside of international locations. eventually, she argues, social motion and political selection making will make certain no matter if the confident results of globalization outweigh the negatives. And, not like those that desire both schemes for redistributing wealth on ethical grounds or authoritarian socialist methods, she makes the case for social democracy because the most sensible political process for the safety of all human rights, civil and political in addition to economic.
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Can Globalization Promote Human Rights? (Essays on Human Rights) by Rhoda E. Howard-Hassmann