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The Resource Public services and international trade liberalization : human rights and gender implications, Barnali Choudhury

Public services and international trade liberalization : human rights and gender implications, Barnali Choudhury

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Public services and international trade liberalization : human rights and gender implications
Title
Public services and international trade liberalization
Title remainder
human rights and gender implications
Statement of responsibility
Barnali Choudhury
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Does public service liberalization pose a threat to gender and human rights? Traditionally considered essential services provided by a state to its citizens, public services are often viewed as public goods which embody social values. Subjecting them to market ideology thus raises concerns that the intrinsic social nature of these services will be negated. Moreover, as those most likely to be reliant on public services, public service liberalization may also further marginalize women. Nevertheless, states continue to increasingly liberalize public services. Barnali Choudhury explores the implications of public service liberalization. Using primarily a legal approach, but drawing from case studies, empirical research and gender theories, she examines whether liberalization under the General Agreement on Trade in Services and other liberalization vehicles such as preferential trade and investment agreements compromise human rights and gender objectives"--
  • "Does public service liberalization pose a threat to gender and human rights? Traditionally considered essential services provided by a state to its citizens, public services are often viewed as public goods which embody social values. Subjecting them to market ideology thus raises concerns that the intrinsic social nature of these services will be negated. Moreover, public service liberalization may also further marginalize women, as those most likely to be reliant on public services. Nevertheless, states continue to increasingly liberalize public services"--
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1974-
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Choudhury, Barnali
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
Cambridge international trade and economic law
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  • Service industries
  • General Agreement on Trade in Services (Organization)
  • Investments, Foreign
  • Human rights
  • Women's rights
Label
Public services and international trade liberalization : human rights and gender implications, Barnali Choudhury
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Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 362 pages
Isbn
9781107026568
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2012038447
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)795763340
Label
Public services and international trade liberalization : human rights and gender implications, Barnali Choudhury
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 362 pages
Isbn
9781107026568
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2012038447
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)795763340

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