Politics of Globalisation and Human Rights
Instructor: Lucia Re
Classes are held at the Syracuse University, Piazza Savonarola n.15.
The teaching calendar follows the US Spring Semester: the course begins in mid-January and ends in mid-April.
Introduction; "politics of globalisation...and human rights"; the HR doctrine: theory, norms and implementation; "globalization": origin of the word and possible interpretations; the liberal standpoint and its critics; the "great globalization debate"; the nation-state and national legal order in the global era; global order, war and HR; HR: an hegemonic project?; the "new rights"; HR and global migrations; HR and gender.
Students attending the course: a selected bibliography will be given and presented to students in the first part of the course.
Non-attending students: Martell, The sociology of globalization, Second Edition, Polity Press, Cambridge 2017 and One of these books: a) Slaughter A.-M., A New World Order, Princeton University Press, Princeton (NJ.) 2004.; b) Zolo D., Cosmopolis: prospects for world government, Polity Press, Cambridge 1997.; c) Kinley D., Civilising Globalisation. Human rights and the global economy, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 2009."