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Schutter, Olivier De - Trade in the Service of Sustainable Development: Linking Trade to Labour Rights and Environmental Standards - 9781782257158 - V9781782257158
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Trade in the Service of Sustainable Development: Linking Trade to Labour Rights and Environmental Standards

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Description for Trade in the Service of Sustainable Development: Linking Trade to Labour Rights and Environmental Standards Hardcover. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: GTF; KCLT1; LBBM. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 166 x 241 x 319. Weight in Grams: 492.
In the Bretton Woods era, trade liberalization, the improvement of labour rights and working conditions, and the strengthening of environmental policies, were seen as mutually supportive. But is this always true? Can we continue to pretend to protect the rights of workers and to improve environmental protection, particularly through climate change mitigation strategies, within an agenda focused on trade liberalization? Is it credible to pursue trade policies that aim to expand the volumes of trade, without linking such policies to labour and environmental standards, seen as `non-trade' concerns? This book asks these questions, offering a detailed analysis of whether linkage ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Hart Publishing
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
Number of Pages
224
Place of Publication
Oxford, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781782257158
SKU
V9781782257158
Shipping Time
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99-5

About Schutter, Olivier De
Olivier De Schutter was the UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food (2008-14) and is now a Member of the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. He teaches at the University of Louvain (UCL) and at SciencesPo (Paris). He has been a visiting Professor at Columbia University and at UC Berkeley.

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