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Globalization and human rights /

by Kadragic, Alma.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: The new global society. Publisher: Philadelphia : Chelsea House, c2006Description: xiv, 132 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. map ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0791081907.Subject(s): Human rights | GlobalizationOnline resources: Table of contents
Contents:
The human face of globalization -- A brief history of human rights -- Economic independence as a human right -- Globalization and personal freedom -- Global television and human rights abuses -- NGOs and getting involved -- America confronts globalization and human rights -- The future of human rights under globalization.
Summary: Describes the effects, good and bad, of globalization on international human rights; the history of human rights; economic independence as a human right; the impact of the media on human rights abuses; and the work of nongovernmental organizations such as Amnesty International and the International Committee of the Red Cross to bring a stop to violations and aid victims.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 122-128) and index.

The human face of globalization -- A brief history of human rights -- Economic independence as a human right -- Globalization and personal freedom -- Global television and human rights abuses -- NGOs and getting involved -- America confronts globalization and human rights -- The future of human rights under globalization.

Library Media Connection, October 2006

Describes the effects, good and bad, of globalization on international human rights; the history of human rights; economic independence as a human right; the impact of the media on human rights abuses; and the work of nongovernmental organizations such as Amnesty International and the International Committee of the Red Cross to bring a stop to violations and aid victims.

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