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Global Governance, Human Rights and International Law: Combating the Tragic Flaw Errol Mendes

Global Governance, Human Rights and International Law: Combating the Tragic Flaw

Errol Mendes

Published February 21st 2014
ISBN : 9780415534574
Paperback
257 pages
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This text offers a stimulating introduction to the links between areas of global governance, human rights global economy and international law. By drawing on a range of diverse subject areas, Errol P. Mendes argues that the foundations of globalMoreThis text offers a stimulating introduction to the links between areas of global governance, human rights global economy and international law. By drawing on a range of diverse subject areas, Errol P. Mendes argues that the foundations of global governance, human rights and international law are undermined by a conflict or tragic flaw, where insistence on absolute conceptions of state sovereignty are pitted against universally accepted principles of justice and human rights resulting in destructive self-interest for both the state and the global community.