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Title Transnational corporations and human rights / edited by Oliver de Schutter.

Published Oxford ; Portland, Or. : Hart, 2006.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description viii, 430 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Studies in international law ; v. 12.
Studies in international law (Oxford, England) ; v. 12.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. The challenge of imposing human rights norms on corporate actors / Olivier De Schutter -- 2. Beyond Unocal : conceptual problems in using international norms to hold transnational corporations liable under the Alien Tort Claims Act / Andrew J. Wilson -- 3. The effect of bilateral investment treaties on human rights enforcement and realization / Ryan Suda -- 4. Competing for foreign direct investment through the creation of export processing zones : the impact on human rights / Chu Yun Juliana Nam -- 5. The North American agreement on labour cooperation : an effective compromise between harmonization of labor rights and regulatory competition? / Ana A. Piquer -- 6. Corporate codes of conduct and the human rights accountability of transnational corporations : a small piece of a larger puzzle / Fiona McLeay -- 7. International framework agreements : a collaborative paradigm for labor relations / Lisa R. Price -- 8. The illegal exploitation of natural resources in the democratic Republic of Congo : a case study on corporate complicity in human rights abuses / Asimina-Manto Papaioannou -- 9. Corporations and the international criminal court / Cristina Chiomenti -- 10. The lack of enforcement in the United Nations draft norms : benefit or disadvantage? / Jacob Gelfand -- 11. Overt and hidden accomplices. Transnational corporations' range of complicity for human rights violations / Ines Tofalo -- 12. The promotion of human rights by selective public procurement under international trade law / Katherine Zeisel -- 13. A role for the international finance corporation in integrating environmental and human rights standards into core project covenants : case study of the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan oil pipeline project / Terra Eve Lawson-Remer.
Other author Schutter, Olivier de.
Subject International business enterprises -- Law and legislation.
Social responsibility of business.
Human rights.
Standard Number 9781841136530
ISBN 1841136530 (hbk.)