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The Globalization of Human Rights
Edited by Jean-Marc Coicaud, Michael W. Doyle, and Anne-Marie Gardner
ISBN 92-808-1080-4
August 2003
  216 pages
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    The Globalization of Human Rights addresses a set of questions focusing on the imperatives of justice at the national, regional, and international levels. The examination of these imperatives of justice is conducted through an analysis of rights, both civil and political, and economic and social. [READ MORE...]

    Jean-Marc Coicaud is a Senior Academic Officer of the Peace and Governance Program, at the United Nations University, Tokyo. Michael W. Doyle is a special advisor to the executive office of the Secretary-General at the United Nations, New York. Anne-Marie Gardner is a Ph.D. student in the Politics Department of Princeton University.


  • Introduction:
  • Human Rights and International Order The construction of human rights at the domestic Level
  • On the Relationship between Civil and Political rights, and Social and Economic rights
  • The Incorporation of Civic and Social Rights in Domestic Law
  • The practice of Human rights at the regional level
  • Comparative practice on human rights: North-South
  • Human Rights and Asian Values
  • Human Rights at the International level: Implementation and distributive justice
  • The politics of human rights
  • Global accountability: transnational duties towards economic rights

    Michael W. Doyle

  • Jean-Marc Coicaud
  • Anne-Marie Gardner
  • Ruth Gavison
  • Claire Archbold
  • James Mouangue Kobila
  • Tatsuo Inoue
  • Pierre de Senarclens
  • Henry Shue

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