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Free Burma : transnational legal action and corporate accountability

Author: John G Dale
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : University of Minnesota Press, cop. 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

How Burma's pro-democracy movement transcends its borders.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John G Dale
ISBN: 9780816646463 0816646465 9780816646470 0816646473
OCLC Number: 743043087
Description: XXI, 272 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Contents: PrefaceAbbreviationsIntroduction: Theorizing Transnational Legal ActionPart I. The Emergence and Transformation of Burma's Democracy Movement1. Burma's Struggle for Democracy and Human Rights before 19882. Locating Power in the Free Burma MovementPart II. Transnational Legal Action and Corporate Accountability in Three Types of Campaigns3. "Free Burma Laws": Legislating Transnational Sanctions4. Corporate "Death Penalty": Executing Charter Revocation5. Alien Tort Claims: Adjudicating Human Rights Abuses Abroad Conclusion: Where Do We Go from Here? AcknowledgmentsNotesSelect Bibliography of Key Legal DocumentsIndex
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