Globalizing Democracy and Human Rights
By (author) Carol C. Gould
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Globalizing Democracy and Human Rights by Carol C. Gould
Book DescriptionIn her 2004 book Carol Gould addresses the fundamental issue of democratizing globalization, that is to say of finding ways to open transnational institutions and communities to democratic participation by those widely affected by their decisions. The book develops a framework for expanding participation in crossborder decisions, arguing for a broader understanding of human rights and introducing a new role for the ideas of care and solidarity at a distance. Reinterpreting the idea of universality to accommodate a multiplicity of cultural perspectives, the author takes up a number of applied issues, including the persistence of racism, cultural rights, women's human rights, the democratic management of firms, the use of the Internet to enhance political participation, and the importance of empathy and genuine democracy in understanding terrorism and responding to it. Accessibly written with a minimum of technical jargon this is a major contribution to political philosophy.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521541275
(228mm x 152mm x 17mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 2-Aug-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Carol C. Gould
Interactive Democracy, Paperback (August 2014)
This book argues for an integrative approach to the core values of democracy, justice, and human rights.
Globalizing Democracy and Human Rights, Hardback (August 2004)
In this 2004 book Carol Gould addresses the fundamental issue of democratizing globalization.
Gender, Paperback (January 1997)
A collection of essays on gender, which includes themes such as the social constitution of gender; the nature of sexual oppression; the relation of gender to family, class, race, and culture; and feminist perspectives on science and philosophy.
Rethinking Democracy, Paperback (January 1989)» View all books by Carol C. Gould
Carol Gould reconsiders the theory of democracy in respect to politics, economics and social life.
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Author Biography - Carol C. Gould
Carol C. Gould is Professor of Philosophy and Political Science and Director of the Center for Global Ethics & Politics at Temple University. She is also Editor of the Journal of Social Philosophy, President of the American Section of the International Society for Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy and Executive Director of the Society for Philosophy and Public Affairs. She has been a Fellow of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C. and a Fulbright Senior Scholar in France, has held the Fulbright Florence Chair at the European University Institute, and has received fellowships and grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the National Science Foundation, and the Rockefeller Foundation. Gould is the author of Marx's Social Ontology (MIT, 1978), Rethinking Democracy (Cambridge, 1988), and Globalizing Democracy and Human Rights (Cambridge, 2004), the editor of seven books including Women and Philosophy, Beyond Domination, The Information Web, Cultural Identity and the Nation-State, and Gender, and has published over sixty articles in social and political philosophy, feminist theory, and applied ethics.
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