Globalization and Human Rights

  title={Globalization and Human Rights},
  author={Richard Robert Fairbrother and Richard Robert McCorquodale},
  journal={Human Rights Quarterly},
  pages={735 - 766}
The focus of this article is the effect of globalization on the protection of human rights, particularly the protection of human rights through international human rights law. This effect of globalization must be considered because, as the former Secretary General of the United Nations noted: [t]echnological advances are altering the nature and the expectation of life all over the globe. The revolution in communication has united the world in awareness, in aspiration and in greater solidarity… 
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