Stimulated by the challenging reactions of four critics, this essay clarifies and elaborates a view I had laid out in an earlier issue of this Journal. I will begin with a brief summary account and defense of my main thesis and will then expand on various aspects of it by engaging my critics one by one.
"Are We Violating the Human Rights of the World’s Poor? Responses to Four Critics; Appendix B: Comments by Alistair M. Macleod,"
Yale Human Rights and Development Journal:
1, Article 5.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.law.yale.edu/yhrdlj/vol17/iss1/5