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Terms of trade
The ratio at which a country can trade its exports for imports from other countries
Import Substitution Industrialization
An economic system aimed at building a country's industry by restricting foreign trade. It was especially popular in Latin American countries such as Mexico, Argentina, and Brazil in the mid-twentieth century. (823)
a mercantilist strategy for economic growth in which a country seeks out technologies and develops industries focused specifically on the export market
An array of policy recommendations generally advocated by developed-country economists and policy makers starting in the 1980s, including trade liberalization, privatization, openness to foreign investment, and restrictive monetary and fiscal policies.
Group of 77
A coalition of developing countries in the UN, formed in 1964 with 77 members; it has grown to over 130 members but maintains the original name.
A body of rules that binds states and other agents in world politics and is considered to have the status of law
the expectations held by participants about normal relations among states
Transnational Advocacy Network (TAN)
A network of activists—often, a coalition of NGOs—distinguishable largely by the centrality of principled ideas or values in motivating its formation.
individuals and groups who seek to advance principled standards of behavior for states and other actors
a process through which NGOs in one state are able to activate transnational linkages to bring pressure from other states on their own governments
the basic rights to which all people are entitled as human beings
International Bill of Rights
Refers collectively to the UDHR, the ICCPR, and the ICESCR. Together, these three agreements form the core of the international human rights regime.
International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
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