human rights; social justice in the age of the market - koen de feyter

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Human Rights: Social Justice in the Age of the Market (Global Issues)

Koen De Feyter (Author)


Koen De Feyter, who has chaired Amnesty International's Working Group on economic, social and cultural rights, shows the many ways in which rampant market economics in today's world leads to violations of human rights. He questions how far the present-day international human rights system really provides effective protection against the adverse effects of globalization. This accessible and thought-provoking book shows both human rights activists and participants in the anti-globalization movement that there is a large, but hitherto untapped, overlap in their agendas, and real potential for a strategic alliance between them in joint campaigns around issues they share.

 

About the Author

Koen de Feyter is a lawyer who has taught and researched in academic settings on human rights and development issues for twenty years. He is currently Senior Lecturer in International Law at the Institute of Development Policy and Management at the University of Antwerp and the Centre for Human Rights at the University of Maastricht.

 

Format Paperback | 256 pages
Dimensions 129 x 198 x 16.26mm | 140.61g
Publication date 17 Sep 2005
Publisher ZED BOOKS LTD
Publication City/Country London, United Kingdom
Language English
ISBN10 1842774875
ISBN13 9781842774878

Tahun Terbit: 2005

Ukuran: 19,8 cm x 12,9 cm x 1,6 cm

Isi: 256 halaman

Berat: 200 gram

Format: Soft cover