Publisher description for Globalizing democracy and human rights / Carol C. Gould.


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Counter Carol Gould addresses the fundamental issue of democratizing globalization, or finding ways to open transnational institutions and communities to democratic participation by those widely affected by their decisions. Gould develops a framework for expanding participation in cross-border decisions, arguing for a broader understanding of human rights. In addition, she introduces a new role for the ideas of care and solidarity at a distance. Her accessible text will be a major new contribution to political philosophy.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Democracy, Globalization, Human rights