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By Rhoda E. Howard-Hassmann

Globalization has affected everyone’s lives, and the reactions to it were combined. felony students and political scientists are likely to emphasize its damaging features, whereas economists are inclined to emphasize its merits. these fascinated by 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 provides a balanced account of the destructive and optimistic beneficial properties of globalization in terms of human rights, in either their fiscal and civil/political dimensions.

On the confident part, she attracts on significant empirical paintings to teach that globalization has considerably diminished global poverty degrees, even whereas, at the adverse aspect, it has exacerbated fiscal inequality throughout and inside nations. eventually, she argues, social motion and political choice making will make certain even if the optimistic results of globalization outweigh the negatives. And, unlike those that want both schemes for redistributing wealth on ethical grounds or authoritarian socialist techniques, she makes the case for social democracy because the top political approach for the security of all human rights, civil and political in addition to economic.

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