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Health, Harm, and the Trans-Pacific Partnership

Corvi, David LU (2016) SIMV29 20161
Department of Political Science
Graduate School
Abstract (Swedish)
After years of secretive, back-door negotiations, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) was finally revealed to the public on November 5, 2015. While the TPP has been regarded by some as the “gold standard” for free trade agreements in the twenty-first century, a wide spectrum of political opposition has continued formed around the deal. This paper builds on the growing body of critical scholarship relating to the Trans-Pacific Partnership and its likely impact on access to affordable medicines, and the right to health more broadly. Additionally, I weave in a rigorous theoretical examination of the normative implications associated with imposing a binding supranational agreement such as the TPP which will; foreseeably, and avoidably hamper... (More)
After years of secretive, back-door negotiations, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) was finally revealed to the public on November 5, 2015. While the TPP has been regarded by some as the “gold standard” for free trade agreements in the twenty-first century, a wide spectrum of political opposition has continued formed around the deal. This paper builds on the growing body of critical scholarship relating to the Trans-Pacific Partnership and its likely impact on access to affordable medicines, and the right to health more broadly. Additionally, I weave in a rigorous theoretical examination of the normative implications associated with imposing a binding supranational agreement such as the TPP which will; foreseeably, and avoidably hamper the right to health across the free trade area, thereby violating our negative duties to not harm others. (Less)
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author
Corvi, David LU
supervisor
organization
course
SIMV29 20161
year
type
H2 - Master's Degree (Two Years)
subject
keywords
Trans-Pacific Partnership, Trade, Global Justice, Human Rights, Negative Duties
language
English
id
8873476
date added to LUP
2016-09-29 16:02:23
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2016-09-29 16:02:23
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  abstract     = {After years of secretive, back-door negotiations, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) was finally revealed to the public on November 5, 2015. While the TPP has been regarded by some as the “gold standard” for free trade agreements in the twenty-first century, a wide spectrum of political opposition has continued formed around the deal. This paper builds on the growing body of critical scholarship relating to the Trans-Pacific Partnership and its likely impact on access to affordable medicines, and the right to health more broadly. Additionally, I weave in a rigorous theoretical examination of the normative implications associated with imposing a binding supranational agreement such as the TPP which will; foreseeably, and avoidably hamper the right to health across the free trade area, thereby violating our negative duties to not harm others.},
  author       = {Corvi, David},
  keyword      = {Trans-Pacific Partnership,Trade,Global Justice,Human Rights,Negative Duties},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Health, Harm, and the Trans-Pacific Partnership},
  year         = {2016},
}