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, Volume 60, Issue 1, pp 93–98 | Cite as

Impact of the Globalization of Capital on Human Rights

  • Rex Honey
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Abstract

The globalization of capital has had both positive and negative impacts on human rights. On the positive side are improved health and physical well-being for massive numbers of people. On the negative side are: the oppression of millions as a consequence of the leverage international capital has over government policies and the right of workers; and the growing gap between the haves and have nots, both within and between countries.

Keywords

International Monetary Fund World Trade Organization Global Economy Child Labor International Criminal Court 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rex Honey
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  1. 1.Department of GeographyUniversity of IowaIowa CityU.S.A.

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