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Economic Policy and Human Rights: Holding Governments to Account Paperback – Nov 15 2011


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  • Paperback: 272 pages
  • Publisher: Zed Books (Nov. 10 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1848138741
  • ISBN-13: 978-1848138742
  • Product Dimensions: 15.6 x 1.5 x 23.3 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 422 g
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #2,963,798 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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'Economists have long struggled to find frameworks for integrating concerns of justice with economic policy formation. This refreshingly novel approach to assessing the effectiveness of macroeconomic policy offers a timely alternative lens that identifies human well-being as the main guidepost. Its most striking achievement lies in clearly delineating the linkages between human rights and macroeconomic policies, providing a tool to hold governments accountable to their human rights commitments.' - Stephanie Seguino, University of Vermont 'An insightful exploration of the relationship between human rights and economic policies. This book asks how we should evaluate economic policies in the light of the human rights commitments that states have signed up to, and offers practical tools for assessing the justice of alternative economic policy choices. In the current economic climate, the messages and frameworks for analysis should be taken seriously by policy makers and their advisors. For activists and advocacy groups, it offers the language to counter economic policy choices that undermine progress towards the realization of rights.' - Sarah Cook, Director, United Nations Research Institute for Social Development 'Recommended reading for anyone committed to social and economic justice.' - Ceasefire

About the Author

Radhika Balakrishnan is Professor of Women and Gender Studies and Executive Director of the Center for Women's Global Leadership at Rutgers University. Diane Elson is Professor in the Department of Sociology and a Member of Human Rights Centre at the University of Essex.


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