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Human Rights and the Ethics of Globalization. By Daniel E. Lee and Elizabeth J. Lee. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 280 pages.

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1 Lee, Daniel E and Lee, Elizabeth J, Human Rights and the Ethics of Globalization (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010).

2 Ibid at xiv.

3 Aliens Tort Claim Act, 28 USC §1350 [ATCA].

4 Lee and Lee, supra note 1 at 230.

5 Ibid at 231.

6 Ibid at 243.

7 Ibid at 244.

8 Ibid at 245.

9 Larocque, Francois Civil Actions for Uncivilized Acts: The Adjudicative Jurisdiction of Common Law Courts in Transnational Human Rights Proceedings (Toronto: Irwin Law, 2010).

10 Lee and Lee, supra note 1 at ix.

11 Negri, Antonio and Hardt, Michael, Empire (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2000).

12 Stiglitz, Joseph E Globalization and Its Discontents (New York: Norton, 2002) at 4.

13 Scholte, Jan Aart Globalization: A Critical Introduction (New York: St. Martin’s Press, 2000).

14 On the “web” as the defining feature of globalization, see Friedman, Thomas L The Lexus and the Olive Tree (New York: Anchor Books, 2000) at 8.

15 Lee and Lee, supra note 1 at 47.

16 Ibid.

17 Ibid at 46.

18 Ibid at 44–45.

19 Ibid at 46.

20 Ibid.

21 Ibid.

22 Ibid at 18.

23 Ibid at 31 .

24 Ibid at 55–56 and 181 .

25 Ibid at 56.

26 Ibid at 30.

27 Ibid at 32–33.

28 Ibid.

29 Ibid at 58.

30 Ibid.

31 Ibid at 61 .

32 See, eg, Peerenboom, RandallAssessing Human Rights in China: Why the Double Standard?” (2005) 38 Cornell Int’l LJ 71.

33 For information on the Global Sullivan Principles, see ˂http://www.thesullivan-foundation.org/about/global_sullivan_principles˃.

34 Lee and Lee, supra note 1 at 108.

35 Ibid at 74.

36 Ibid.

37 Ibid at 74–75.

38 Ibid at 77 (Lee and Lee refer to the Critique of Pure Reason, Doc. A807/B835).

39 Immanuel Kant, “On the Common Saying: ‘This May Be True in Theory, but It Does Not Apply in Practice,’” in Reiss, Hans Siegbert ed, Kant:Political Writings, 2nd edition, translated by Hugh Barr Nisbet (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1991) at 61 and 89.

40 See Larocque, supra note 9 at 27–40, for a full consideration of these justifications for the ATCA.

41 Lee and Lee, supra note 1 at 210.

42 Larocque, supra note 9 at 52.

43 Ibid at 68.

44 Lee and Lee, supra note 1 at 219.

45 Ibid at 113.

46 Ibid at 136.

Human Rights and the Ethics of Globalization. By Daniel E. Lee and Elizabeth J. Lee. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 280 pages.

  • Graham Mayeda (a1)

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