Dr. Ellen Moodie, Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, covers human rights and globalization in El Salvador and any improvements in the country since the war, if extreme poverty will ever be solved in El Salvador and the positive and negative effects that globalization has had on El Salvador in this three part series.
For more Center for Global Studies resources on this topic, see the Rule of Law and Human Rights Research Cluster.
In part 1, Dr. Ellen Moodie covers what human rights are and the effect of globalization on human rights using the example of El Salvador.
In part 2, Dr. Ellen Moodie discusses whether extreme poverty in El Salvador will ever be solved by describing efforts made to improve the country’s economic situation such as remittances and free trade.
In part 3, Dr. Ellen Moodie covers the positive and negative effects that globalization has had on El Salvador.
For additional resources, see the following readings:
- Cranston, Maurice William. What are Human Rights?. London: Bodley Head, 1973.
- Karlan, Dean S., and Jacob Appel. More than Good Intentions: How a New Economics is Helping to Solve Global Poverty. New York: Dutton, 2011.
- Moodie, Ellen. El Salvador in the Aftermath of Peace: Crime, Uncertainty, and the Transition to Democracy. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2010.
- Edwards, Beatrice. "Selling Free Trade in Central America." NACLA Report on the Americas 37.5 (2004): 8-9.
- Moodie, Ellen. "Seventeen Years, Seventeen Murders." Social Text 27.2 (2009): 77-103.
- Prabhakar, A. C. "A Critical Reflection on Globalization and Inequality: A New Approach to the Development of the South." African and Asian Studies 2.3 (2003): 307-45.