Is today's international human rights system a global governance regime?

Journal of Ethics 6 (4):353-371 (2002)
Enthusiasts of the idea of globalization often view international human rights institutions as part of an emerging global governance regime. They claim that these institutions illustrate how state sovereignty is being diminished. This paper looks at the international system for thepromotion and protection of human rights aspart of normative globalization. It arguesthat this system does not constitute a systemof global governance, although in some areas itcomes close.
Keywords global governance  human rights  human rights treaties  human rights enforcement  international law
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DOI 10.1023/A:1021238802182
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