Abouharb, M. Rodwan, and Caroline Payne. 2016. “The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and the Strategic Shift to Forced Disappearance.” Journal of Human Rights. 15:2 1-26. Political leaders not only assess the costs and benefits of repression but also act strategically in their use of particular repression types. Choices amongst repression types depend […]Read More →
The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and the Strategic Shift to Forced Disappearance
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Abouharb, M. Rodwan, and Susan Aaronson. 2013. “Is More Trade Always Better? The WTO & Human Rights in Conflict Zones.” Journal of World Trade. 47:5 1091–1128. Scholars and policymakers have long believed that the interdependence encouraged by trade relations encourages trust and peaceful relations. In this article, we examine the role of the GATT/WTO (and […]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. (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 →
Abouharb, M. Rodwan, and David Cingranelli. 2009. “IMF Programs and Human Rights, 1981-2003.” Review of International Organizations. 4(1): 47-72. We examined the effects of International Monetary Fund (IMF) supervised programs on changes in government respect for physical integrity rights in developing countries between 1981 and 2003. A longer period under an IMF program increased government […]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 →
on August 12, 2006in Peer Reviewed Journalstags: extra judicial killing, forced disappearance, Human Rights, international conflict, norms, physical integrity rights, political imprisonment, repression, torturewith No Comments
Sobek, David, M. Rodwan Abouharb, and Christopher G. Ingram. 2006. “The Human Rights Peace: How the Respect for Human Rights at Home Leads to Peace Abroad.” Journal of Politics (August) 68 (3): 519-529. Respect for human rights represents self-imposed restraints on the behavior of a government. These limits signify both a domestic norm and a […]Read More →
Abouharb, M. Rodwan, and David Cingranelli. 2006. “The Human Rights Effects of World Bank Structural Adjustment Lending, 1981-2000.” International Studies Quarterly (June) 50: 233-262. Does the implementation of a World Bank structural adjustment agreement (SAA) increase or decrease government respect for human rights? Neoliberal theory suggests that SAAs improve economic performance, generating better human rights […]Read More →
- Abouharb, M. R.; Cingranelli, David; Filippov, Mikhail. 2019. “Too Many Cooks: Multiple International Principals Can Spoil the Quality of Governance.” Social Sciences. 8:5 139.
- Abouharb, M. Rodwan; Duchesne, Erick. 2019. “Economic Development and the World Bank.” Social Sciences. 8:5: 156.
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