Elizabeth Heger Boyle and Minzee Kim (Minnesota): International Human Rights Law, Global Economic Reforms, and Child Survival and Development Rights Outcomes. From Law, Social Justice & Global Development, Boaventura de Sousa Santos (Coimbra): If God Were a Human Rights Activist: Human Rights and the Challenge of Political Theologies; and Oche Onazi (Edinburgh): Good Governance and the Marketization of Human Rights: A Critique of the Neoliberal Normative Approach. From the Journal of Politics and Law, Yue Yang (Guangzhou): The Global Interests in the Process of Globalization; and Noel Villaroman (Monash): The Loss of Sovereignty: How International Debt Relief Mechanisms Undermine Economic Self-Determination. From the Department of State's eJournal USA, a special issue on on governance and growth. From Kotuitui, a review of Globalisation and the Wealth of Nations by Brian Easton; and a review of Resistance: An Indigenous Response to Neoliberalism. Can "good" colonialism eradicate poverty? To Stanford economist Paul Romer, it just might work. The Politically Incorrect Guide to Ending Poverty: Sebastian Mallaby on the virtues of colonialism. The real cost of free: Why products distributed for nothing in the developing world may be a gift to no one. Rethinking the “third world”: The poor world has changed fundamentally; others are barely coming to grips with the implications. Plutocrats and the coming order: How a flat world has yielded uneven fruits, sowing the seeds of democratic discontent. How will democracy fare in the G20 world order? The club that shapes the world’s economy has grown to include many less-democratic countries that have, however, economic clout. The 10 states that fill out the top ranks of this year's Failed States Index are a sadly familiar bunch.

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