Global Governance and the Quest for Justice
Human Rights v. 4
Volume editor Professor Roger Brownsword
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Global Governance and the Quest for Justice by Professor Roger Brownsword
Book DescriptionThis book - one in the four-volume set, Global Governance and the Quest for Justice - focuses on human rights in the context of 'globalisation' together with the principle of 'respect for human rights and human dignity' viewed as one of the foundational commitments of a legitimate scheme of global governance. The first part of the book deals with the ways in which 'globalisation' impacts on established commitments to respect human rights. When human rights are set against, or alongside, potentially competing priorities, such as 'security' or 'economy' how well do they fare? Does it make any difference whether human rights commitments are expressed in dedicated free-standing instruments or incorporated as side-constraints (or 'collaterally') in larger multi-functional instruments? In this light, does it make sense to view a trade-centred community such as the EU as a prospective regional model for human rights? The second part of the book debates the coherence of a global order committed to respect for human rights and human dignity as one of its founding principles. If 'globalisation' aspires to export and spread respect for human rights, the thrust of the papers in this volume is that it could do better, that legitimate global governance demands that it does a great deal better, and that lawyers face a considerable challenge in developing a coherent jurisprudence of fundamental values as the basis for a just global order.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781841134093
(234mm x 156mm x 13mm)
Imprint: Hart Publishing
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 15-Jan-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Professor Roger Brownsword
Cambridge Handbook of Human Dignity, Hardback (April 2014)
A multidisciplinary exploration of the concept of human dignity in relation to a range of questions, topics, contexts and cultures.
Law and the Technologies of the Twenty-First Century, Paperback (June 2012)
A clear and comprehensive introduction for students studying key regulatory challenges posed by technologies in the twenty-first century.
Foundations of European Private Law, Hardback (September 2011)
The papers in this volume represent the most comprehensive attempt so far to survey the state of the European codification project, its theoretical, political and federal foundations and the future prospects for enforcement and compliance.
Regulating Technologies, Paperback (October 2008)» View all books by Professor Roger Brownsword
This book addresses the key difficulties surrounding the regulation of emerging technological targets.
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Author Biography - Professor Roger Brownsword
Roger Brownsword is Professor of English Law at King's College London.
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