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Between Light and Shadow


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Beschreibung

Beschreibung

An examination of the powers and responsibilities of the international financial institutions in respect of human rights.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

List of abbreviations I. INTRODUCTION II. THE IFIs' ORIGINS AND CONTEMPORARY FUNCTIONS III. THE IMPORTANCE OF THE QUESTION: COMMENTS ON THE HUMAN RIGHTS IMPACTS OF THE IFIs' POLICIES AND ACTIVITIES IV. TO WHAT EXTENT CAN THE WORLD BANK AND IMF DEAL WITH HUMAN RIGHTS? A BRIEF EXPLORATION OF THEIR LEGAL MANDATES V. IMPEDIMENTS TO HUMAN RIGHTS INTEGRATION VI. AN AGENDA FOR REFORM VII. CONCLUDING REMARKS Annex: List of Interviewees Bibliography Index

Portrait

Mac Darrow is currently the Coordinator at the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) of the HURIST ('Human Rights Strengthening') Joint Programme between OHCHR and UNDP.

Pressestimmen

Darrow conveys a true mastery over the dense technocratic and economistic jargon of the IFIs, offering a powerful translation of how human rights can be 'enabled' in the IFIs' operations.Susan MatthewsLeiden Journal of International LawVol 19/1, July 2006By balancing a legal academic analysis with a rigorous evaluation of policy proposals for the integration of human rights at the Bank and Fund, Darrow appeals to a broad audience of policymakers, international legal experts, and human rights advocates. He bridges a gap between theory and practice in the existing literature on the law of international institutions.Galit A. SarfatyAmerican Journal of International LawJuly 2004Alongside popular critiques of the IFIs, a body of academic commentary on their activities, particularly in relation to environmental and human rights issues, has been growing..[this] is the most significant recent contribution to these efforts, and a worthwhile one...One of the great strengths of this book is its engagement with the issues in a concrete and practical manner...The book will be of greatest interest to students and academics concerned with human rights and/or the IFIs but it also deserves wider attention..New Zealand Law JournalAugust 2004
EAN: 9781841133904
ISBN: 1841133906
Untertitel: HC gerader Rücken kaschiert. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Hart Publishing
Erscheinungsdatum: März 2003
Seitenanzahl: 372 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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