Global Ethics

Globalization and Human Rights in the Developing World

Authors: Nault, Derrick M., England, Shawn L.

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Focusing on world regions where human rights abuses are the most serious, extensive and sustained; this book fills a crucial gap in our knowledge of the difficulties and promise of promoting human rights in our global age.

About the authors

BEI DAWEI Assistant Professor in the Foreign Language Department of Hsuan Chuang University in Hsinchu, Taiwan MAUREEN S. HIEBERT Assistant Professor of Political Science and Law and Society at the University of Calgary, Canada ADUGNA LEMI Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Massachusetts Boston, USA BROWNE ONUOHA Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Lagos in Lagos, Nigeria ONYEKA OSUJI Lecturer in Law at the University of Exeter, Cornwall Campus, UK RAB PATERSON Lecturer at the International Christian University in Tokyo, Japan, and a Part-time Lecturer at Dokkyo University's Faculty of International Liberal Arts, Japan PATRICK STREFFORD Lecturer in International Relations at Kyoto Sangyo University, Japan EVANGELOS VOULGARAKIS Teaches History of English Literature and Greek Mythology at Chih Lee Institute of Technology and Hua Fan University, Taiwan BIAGIO ZAMMITTO Independent Scholar and an Attorney at the Brussels' Bar, Belgium

Table of contents (9 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Nault, Derrick M. (et al.)

    Pages 1-31

  • Globalization and the Commercialization of Humanity: The State, Trafficking in Persons, and Human Rights Challenges in Africa

    Onuoha, Browne

    Pages 35-58

  • Exclusionary Globalization: Sanctions, Military Rule, and Non-Democratization in Myanmar

    Strefford, Patrick

    Pages 59-79

  • Transnational Corporations and the Protection of Human Rights: Non-Financial Reporting as an Option

    Osuji, Onyeka

    Pages 83-117

  • The Duty to Protect Against Human Rights Violations Committed Abroad by Transnational Corporations and their Subsidiaries

    Zammitto, Biagio

    Pages 118-138

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Globalization and Human Rights in the Developing World
Authors
Series Title
Global Ethics
Copyright
2011
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-31696-6
DOI
10.1057/9780230316966
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-29220-8
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-33228-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 253
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