International Public Law: Refugee Rights

Every year the number of international refugees increases and the management of their migration becomes increasingly complex. These vulnerable individuals are often subjected to discrimination because of their ambiguous status. Furthermore, their deportation can result in torture and in some cases even death. Because the rights of these transnational people depend largely on international law…

Haitian Migrant Workers in the Dominican Republic

This essay attempted to analyse the treatment of Haitians migrant workers in the contemporary Dominican Republic economy.Since this essay has been written, there have been some significant negative changes that will be addressed in a later blog or research paper. In order to analyse this topic, there will be a short description of the historical…

International Labour History

How can we start to define International Labour laws? It basically wants to protect working rights by observing them and ensuring that they are recognized (Mainwaring, 1986, p.1). Today it is a part of the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations (Mainwaring, 1986, p.1). At its beginning, its goals were considered very controversial.…

The Yangtze River Project and Migration to Urban Areas

Introduction There has been much evidence that human history and the development of cities from smaller entities have often been centered on important sources of water. In the case of the Yangtze River which is the biggest river in China, there is no exception (China Culture 2003). However, this river that supplies water to millions…

The IMF and Jamaica: On Poverty and Inequality

This is a case study about the impact of the International Monetary Fund on Jamaica in the late 1970s and early 1990s. This can ­­be assessed through several different perspectives. This article will espouse to a combination of a political and socioeconomic approaches to determine the Funds’ role in the issues of poverty and inequality…