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International investment for sustainable development : balancing rights and rewards

Author: Lyuba Zarsky
Publisher: London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan, 2005.
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International Investment for Sustainable Development critically examines the interface between sustainability development and the governance of international investment. It challenges the conventional view that foreign direct investment is a 'miracle drug' for developing countries and exposes serious shortcomings in the current international investment regime. Composed of norms agreements treaties and regulations  Read more...
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International investment for sustainable development.
London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan, 2005
(DLC) 2004013715
(OCoLC)55644607
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lyuba Zarsky
ISBN: 9781849771764 1849771766 1417583134 9781417583133 1280476125 9781280476129
OCLC Number: 58532366
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 225 pages) : illustrations
Contents: No miracle drug--foreign direct investment and sustainable development / Kevin P. Gallagher and Lyuba Zarsky --
FDI and the environment / Monica Araya --
Governing foreign direct investment in Sub-Saharan Africa / John Mugabe --
Sustainable development and FDI / Simon S.C. Tay and Iris Tan --
All roads lead out of Rome--divergent paths of dispute settlement in bilateral investment treaties / Luke Eric Peterson --
The road to hell?--investor protections in NAFTA's chapter 11 / Aaron Cosbey --
The environment and the principle of non-discrimination in investment regimes / Konrad von Moltke --
Corporate governance and global disclosure / Sandy Buffett.
Other Titles: Balancing rights and rewards
Responsibility: edited by Lyuba Zarsky.
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