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Human rights: a feminist perspective.
August 1, 1995... This paper explores the ways in which human rights might be understood if women's experience were the foundation for the theorizing and enforcement. The argument is not that there is but one feminist perspective--indeed the title suggests that there might be many. Rather, it is argued that,...
A critique of social approaches to human rights.
August 1, 1995... I. INTRODUCTION Concepts and ideas of natural and human rights can be seen as playing a highly ambivalent socio-historical role in terms of challenging or sustaining particular forms of power. In an earlier paper, I examined liberal and Marxist approaches to human rights.(1) This paper will...
The human right to die with dignity: a policy-oriented essay.
August 1, 1995... Death with dignity, either alone or with others, is certainly preferable to death without dignity, whether it be lingering or rather sudden. When one can choose the time of one's death or knows of its impending inevitability, dignity seems all the more desirable. But what aspects of the...
Labor standards in the globalized economy: the inclusion of a social clause in the General Agreement on Tariff and Trade/World Trade Organization.
August 1, 1995... I. INTRODUCTION This article was prompted by a collection of essays published by the International Institute for Labour Studies (IILS) at the International Labour Office (ILO) in Geneva in October 1994.(1) The publication, International Labour Standards and Economic Interdependence, forms...
Limited mandates and intertwined problems: a new challenge for the World Bank and the IMF. (International Monetary Fund)
August 1, 1995... I. INTRODUCTION The sovereign states that participated in the establishment of the post-Second World War international order had a specific vision of how international organizations should function. This view was based on two premises. The first premise was that the sovereign state was the...