Posted: September 17th, 2017
What Role Do Non-Governmental Organizations Have In Mediating The Relationship Between International Economic Law, Justice And Development?
Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, The Communist Manifesto, available at
Extract from Economic and Political Manuscripts 1844
Norman Geras, The Controversy about Marx and Justice, New Left Review, 1/150, pp. 47-
85. (Available from New Left Review)
Adam Gearey, The Sense of Work, from Justice as Welfare (New York: Continuum, 2012).
S. Charusheela, “Social Analysis and the Capabilities Approach: A Limit to Martha
Nussbaum?s Universalist Ethics.” Cambridge Journal of Economics, Vol. 33, No. 6, 2009.
(Available from IngentaConnect)
Arturo Escobar, Imagining a Post-Development Era? Critical Thought, Development and
Social Movements, Social Text, No. 31/32, Third World and Post-Colonial Issues (1992), pp.
See also After Nature: Steps to an Antiessentialist Political Ecology in Current Anthropology,
Vol. 40, No. 1 (February 1999), pp. 1-30.(JSTOR)The World Bank
The Social Protection Floor
World Of Work Report 2013
International Labour Office
Labour Standards for a Fair Globalization for Workers of the World, Anil Verma and Gail
Elman, The Good Society , Vol. 16, No. 2 (2007) , pp. 57-64
The following pieces offer a more general and critical framing of our central concerns
Michael Denning, Wageless Life, NLR 66 2010, 79-97
Andre Gorz, The New Agenda, NLR 1/184, 37-4.
Jose Luis Coraggio, Labour Economy – from Hahn and Hart (eds) The Human Economy
(London: Polity, 2010)Brain Langille, Labour Law is Not a Commodity,19 Indus. L.J. Juta 1002 1998
Shareen Hertel, Human Rights and the Global Economy: Bringing Labor Rights Back In,
24 Md. J. Int’l L. 283 2009
Alain Supiot, Law and Labour, NLR 2006, pp109-121.
Gay W. Seidman,Regulation at Work: Globalization, Labor Rights, and Development,
Social Research. Winter2012, Vol. 79 Issue 4, p1023-1044.
Bess Nkabinde, The Right to Strike: An Essential Component of Workplace, Democracy, Its
Scope and Global Economy, 24 MD. J. INT’L L. 270 (2009).Fast Facts MDGs at
MDGs at http://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/mdgoverview/
The Copenhagen Declaration is at http://www.un-documents.net/cope-dec.htm
David L. Harvey and Michael H. Reed, The Culture of Poverty: An Ideological Analysis,
Sociological Perspectives, Vol. 39, No. 4 (Winter, 1996), pp. 465-495
Aaron Benanav, Landscapes of Labour, NLR 61, January-February 2010, pp. 222-232
Jan Breman, Life and Death in Annawadi, NLR 78, November-December 2012, pp. 152-169
Myth of the Global Safety Net, in NLR 59, September-October 2009, pp. 29-36
Benjamin Selwyn, The Global Development Crisis (London: Polity, 2014), Chapter 8Reading
Nancy Fraser Re-Framing Justice New Left Review 36 (2005). A problematic essay, but
one that seeks a critical and synoptic approach to the idea of global justice. Different in many
respects from Sen and Pogge, coming, as it does, out of a combination of feminism, post
Marxism and cultural theory. Does Friday manage to hold together the various elements of
Peter Townsend, The International Analysis of Poverty from The Townsend Reader (London:
Naomi Klein, Reclaiming the Commons, NLR 9 2001. (Available through New Left Review)
Karl Polanyi, The Economistic Fallacy, Review (Fernand Braudel Center), Vol. 1, No. 1
(Summer, 1977), pp. 9-18 (Available in JSTOR)
Chris Hahn and Keith Hart, Unequal Development, from Economic Anthropology (London:
See also The New Economics Foundation, The Great Transition,
Benjamin Selwyn, The Global Development Crisis (London: Polity, 2014), Chapter 6Development (Keith Hart & Vishnu Padayachee) in Hahn and Hart (eds) The Human
Economy (London: Polity, 2010)
The Original Affluent Society – Marshall Sahlins; Learning from Ladakh – Helena NorbergHodge;
The Making and Unmaking of the Third World through Development – Arturo
Escobar; Development as Planned poverty – Ivan Illich
From The Post-Development Reader (London: Zed Books, 1997), edited by Majid Rahnema
with Victoria Bawtree
Duncan Kennedy, Two Globalizations of Law and Legal Thought, 2003, 36 Suffolk Law
Review 631 (Available for Heine on Line) . Arturo Escobar, Review, The Anti-Politics
Machine: “Development,” Depoliticization, and Bureaucratic Power in Lesotho by James
Ferguson, American Ethnologist, Vol. 18, No. 3, Representations of Europe: Transforming
State, Society,and Identity (Aug., 1991), pp. 618-620
Benjamin Selwyn, The Global Development Crisis (London: Polity, 2014), Chapters1 and 2
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