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During the global economic crisis of 2008, countries around the world used national policy spaces to respond to the crisis in ways that shed new light on the possibilities for linkages between international trade and human rights. This book introduces the idea of policy space as an innovative way to reframe recent developments in global governance. It brings together a wide-ranging group of leading experts in international law, trade, human rights, political economy, international relations, and public policy who have been asked to reflect on this important development in globalization. Their multidisciplinary contributions provide explanations for the changing global landscape for national policy space, clearly illustrate instances of this change, and project the future paths for policy development in social and economic policy spaces, especially with reference to linkages between international trade and human rights in countries from the Global North as well as Brazil, China, and India.
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Introduction / Daniel Drache and Lesley Jacobs Humanising global economic governance / Sol Picciotto The promise of linking human rights and trade / Ernest-Ulrich Petersmann Free trade agreements and global policy space after the great recession / Jorge Heine and Joseph Turcott From Seattle to Occupy: the shifting focus of social protest / Tomer Broude What's next for global labour? : power dynamics and industrial relations systems in a hyperglobalized world / Daniel Drache Global tobacco control and trade liberalization : new policy spaces? / Lesley Jacobs Business, policy spaces, and governance in India / Kuldeep Mathur India's pharmaceutical industry : policy space that fosters technological capability / Amit Ray and Saradindu Bhaduri Reducing poverty in Brazil : finding policy space for meeting developmental needs / Kathryn Hochstetler The global health policy agenda and shrinking policy spaces in the post crisis landscape / Ron Labonté The World Trade Organization and food security after the global food crises / Matias Margulis Decent work for domestic workers as a new policy space / Adelle Blackett Is there policy space for human rights linkages in China's trade and investment strategy? / Ljiljana Biukovic Human rights and social justice in China / Pitman Potter New policy space for collective bargaining in China / Sarah Biddulph Industrial relations in post-transition China : the challenges of inequality and social conflict / Chang-Hee Lee.