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Human rights and corporations

Human rights and corporations

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Published by Ashgate Pub. Co. in Aldershot, Hants, England, Burlington, VT .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Human rights,
  • Social responsibility of business,
  • International business enterprises -- Law and legislation

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementedited by David Kinley.
    SeriesInternational library of essays on rights
    ContributionsKinley, David, lecturer in law.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsK3240 .H8483 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16488500M
    ISBN 109780754627425
    LC Control Number2008003791

      In his new book, “We the Corporations: How American Businesses Won Their Civil Rights,” Adam Winkler puts corporate power center stage. Beginning with the story of how corporations — legal. Human rights obligations of corporations can be extrapolated from the established elements and understandings of international human rights law, yet the .

    This volume offers a systematic overview of the different tools through which the human rights accountability of transnational corporations may be improved. It first examines the responsibility of States in controlling transnational corporations, emphasizing both the limits imposed by the protection of the rights of investors under investment treaties and the potential of the US Alien . "A true master class in the art of making the impossible possible." —Paul Polman One of the most vexing human rights issues of our time has been how to protect the rights of individuals and communities worldwide in an age of globalization and multinational business.

      Just Business is an illuminating inside look at one of the most important human rights developments of recent times. It is also an invaluable book for anyone wanting to learn how to navigate the tricky processes of global problem-solving and consensus-building and how to tackle big issues with ambition, pragmatism, perseverance, and : Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc. This book addresses the changing role and responsibilities of large multinational corporations (MNCs) in the global political economy. This cross- and inter-disciplinary work makes innovative connections between current debates and streams of thought, bringing together global justice, human rights, and corporate responsibility. Conceiving of corporate social responsibility (CSR) Author: Florian Wettstein.


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rights treaty, are unfolding, David Karp proposes to take a step back in his book, Responsibility for Human Rights, Transnational Corporations in Imperfect States.

‘Activists’ have been focusing on how to hold corporations to account for human rights violations but this, Karp warns, is ‘premature’.1 Instead, he suggests, we ought. This helps Professor Isiksel insist on an individualized basis of rights for corporations, which is a primary aim of her book project.

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