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Trade and human rights

the ethical dimension in U.S.-China relations

by Susan C. Morris

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Published by Ashgate in Aldershot, Hampshire, England, Burlington, VT .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • China,
  • China.
    • Subjects:
    • International trade -- Moral and ethical aspects.,
    • Human rights -- China.,
    • United States -- Commerce -- China.,
    • China -- Commerce -- United States.,
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- Moral and ethical aspects.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 165-200) and index.

      StatementSusan C. Morris.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHF3128 .M67 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 203 p. :
      Number of Pages203
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3958793M
      ISBN 100754618374
      LC Control Number2001095428
      OCLC/WorldCa47822843

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      The World Trade Forum on Trade and Human Rights addressed some of the most controversial and challenging issues in the ongoing public debate on globalization: the relationship between institutions and norms regulating global economic activity and institutions and norms promoting and protecting human rights. Presenting a selection of the papers discussed at the Forum, this volume focuses. Trade and Human Rights in China to separate trade policy from human rights policy in considering China’s MFN trading status was logical and moral. As Jianying Zha writes in her book.

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