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Research handbook on human rights and business

Author: Surya Deva; David Birchall, (Law teacher)
Publisher: Cheltenham, UK : Edward Elgar Publishing, [2020]
Series: Research handbooks in human rights.
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"This authoritative Research Handbook brings together leading international scholars and practitioners to provide in-depth analysis of some of the most hotly debated topics and issues concerning the interface of human rights and business. Offering critical insights on prominent strands of research within the field of business and human rights, this comprehensive Research Handbook examines key challenges and  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Electronic version:
Research handbook on human rights and business.
Cheltenham, UK : Edward Elgar Publishing Limited, [2020]
(OCoLC)1178249048
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Surya Deva; David Birchall, (Law teacher)
ISBN: 9781786436399 1786436396
OCLC Number: 1142531960
Description: xiv, 551 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: From 'business or human rights' to 'business and human rights' : what next? / Surya Deva --
Part I: Human rights and business : history and evolution --
The history of 'business and human rights' and its relationship with corporate social responsibility / Florian Wettstein --
The rise and fall of the Alien Tort Statute / Beth Stephens --
The social construction of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights / John Gerard Ruggie --
Part II: Corporate human rights due diligence --
Human rights due diligence in theory and practice / Mark B. Taylor --
Human rights due diligence and the (over) reliance on social auditing in supply chains / Justine Nolan and Nana Frishling --
Humanising the global supply chain : building a 'decent work' environment in the ready-made garments supply industry in Bangladesh / Mia Mahmudur Rahim --
Human rights due diligence and extractive industries / Daniela Chimisso dos Santos and Sara L. Seck --
Part III: Regulatory role and tools of states --
The use of disclosure-based regulation to advance the state's duty to protect / Jena Martin --
State jurisdiction over transnational business activity affecting human rights / Doug Cassel --
Human rights responsibilities of state owned enterprises / Larry Catá Backer --
Human rights and public procurement of goods and services / Claire Methven O'Brien and Olga Martin-Ortega --
Part IV: Human rights' interaction with trade, investment and finance --
Framing the broader context of business and human rights : the impact of trade agreements on human rights / Markus Krajewski --
Human rights law and the investment treaty regime / Jesse Coleman, Kaitlin Y. Cordes and Lise Johnson --
The multilateral development banks and the management of the human rights impacts of their operations / Danny Bradlow and Andria Naudé Fourie --
Part V: Heightened human rights risks : groups and/or operating context --
Business and indigenous peoples' human rights / Jernej Letnar Černič --
Protecting the most vulnerable : embedding children's rights in the business and human rights project / Jonathan Kolieb --
Business and human rights in transitional justice : challenges for complex environments / Tara Van Ho --
Part VI: Access to remedy and corporate accountability : opportunities and challenges --
Access to effective remedy : the role of information / Nicola Jägers --
The role of civil society and human rights defenders in corporate accountability / David Birchall --
Liability within corporate groups : parent company's accountability for subsidiary human rights abuses / Radu Mares --
Remedy is the reason : non-judicial grievance mechanisms and access to remedy / Mariëtte van Huijstee and Joseph Wilde-Ramsing --
National human rights institutions and their (extended) role in the business and human rights field / Humberto Cantú Rivera --
Atrocities and victim redress : the opportunities and challenges of international criminal justice / Joanna Kyriakakis.
Series Title: Research handbooks in human rights.
Responsibility: Edited by Surya Deva, David Birchall.

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"This authoritative Research Handbook brings together leading international scholars and practitioners to provide in-depth analysis of some of the most hotly debated topics and issues concerning the interface of human rights and business. Offering critical insights on prominent strands of research within the field of business and human rights, this comprehensive Research Handbook examines key challenges and potential solutions in the field."

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