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TitleThe business and human rights landscape : moving forward, looking back
Author edited by Jena Martin, West Virginia University College of Law, Karen E. Bravo, Indiana University School of Law
ImprintNew York : Cambridge University Press, 2016
Descript xxi, 600 pages ; 24 cm


Part I. Looking Back: The Historical Context of Business and Human Rights: 1. The enterprise of empire: evolving understandings of corporate identity and responsibility Erika R. George; 2. The Arab League boycott of Israel: warring histories, international trade, and human rights James J. Friedberg; 3. Multi-stakeholder initiatives and the evolution of the business and human rights discourse: lessons from the Kimberley Process and conflict diamonds Atabongawung Tamo; 4. Business and human rights after Ruggie's mandate: feasible next steps Alexandra Popova; Part II. The Framework: Examining the Relevant Principles that Underlie a Business and Human Rights Agenda: 5. Business, respect, and human rights George G. Brenkert; 6. Global need: rethinking business norms Patricia Illingworth; 7. Corporate accountability for human rights: from top-down towards a bottom-up approach Jernej Letnar Černič; 8. Living in a material world - from naming and shaming to knowing and showing: will new disclosure regimes finally drive corporate accountability for human rights? Marcia L. Narine; 9. Democratizing the global business and human rights project by catalyzing strategic litigation from the bottom up Larry Catá Backer, Nabih Haddad, Tomonori Teraoka and Keren Wang; 10. The impact of the 'Ruggie Framework' and the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights on transnational human rights litigation Astrid Sanders; 11. The third pillar: remedies, reparations, and the Ruggie principles Jonathan Drimmer and Lisa J. Laplante; 12. The evolving business and society landscape: can human rights make a difference? Michael Addo and Jena Martin; Part III. Moving Forward: Implementing a Business and Human Rights Agenda: 13. From principles to practice: implementing corporate responsibility for human rights Justine Nolan; 14. Business, human rights, and due diligence: an approach for contractual integration Blair E. Kanis; 15. Corporate codes of conduct and working conditions in the global supply chain: accountability through transparency in private ordering Meredith R. Miller; 16. Transnational businesses, the right to safe working conditions, and the Rana Plaza building collapse: toward a tort-based solution to the global race to the bottom Ashton S. Phillips; 17. The United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights in the European Union: from regional action to national implementation Humberto Cantú Rivera; 18. China's corporate social responsibility with national characteristics: coherence and dissonance with the global business and human rights project Larry Catá Backer; 19. Avoiding the resource curse: applying the Guiding Principles in Kenya Nyakundi M. Michieka and Dustin Blankenship; 20. Business and human rights: a call for labor liberalization Karen E. Bravo

Business enterprises -- Social aspects Human rights Business enterprises -- Law and legislation Social responsibility of business

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