Abouharb, M. Rodwan, and Susan Aaronson. (Under Contract). The Paradox of the WTO: Development, Good Governance and Human Rights. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. In this book, we argue that the WTO directly obligates member states to act in certain ways that reflect its norms of good governance and democratic rights. We believe these obligations/norms may […]Read More →
on June 18, 2013in Booktags: access to information, democratic rights, due process, economic and social rights, economic development, evenhandedness, GATT, governance, Human Rights, institutions, norms, WTOwith No Comments
Abouharb, M. Rodwan, and Susan Aaronson. 2011. “Unexpected Bedfellows: The GATT, the WTO and Some Democratic Rights.” International Studies Quarterly. 55: 379-408. The WTO system and democratic rights are unexpected bedfellows. The GATT⁄WTO requires governments to adopt policies that provide foreign products (read producers) with due process, political participation, and information rights related to trade […]Read More →
on December 11, 2007in Booktags: civil conflict, democratic rights, economic and social rights, extra judicial killing, forced disappearance, Human Rights, IMF Programs, physical integrity rights, political imprisonment, protests, rebellion, repression, riots, Structural Adjustment, torture, workers rights, World Bank Programswith 1 Comment
Abouharb, M. Rodwan and David Cingranelli. 2007. Human Rights and Structural Adjustment. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Choice Outstanding Academic Title 2009 – Winner ‘Structural adjustment’ has been a central part of the development strategy for the ‘third world’. Loans made by the World Bank and the IMF have been conditional on developing countries pursuing rapid […]Read More →
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