Catalogue


Business and human rights : beyond the end of the beginning /
edited by César Rodríguez-Garavito.
imprint
Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 2017.
description
xi, 207 pages ; 24 cm.
ISBN
1107175291, 9781107175297
format(s)
Book
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imprint
Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 2017.
isbn
1107175291
9781107175297
contents note
Introduction: A dialogue across divides in the business and human rights field / César Rodríguez-Garavito -- Business and human rights : beyond the end of the beginning / César Rodríguez-Garavito -- Hierarchy or ecosystem? : regulating human rights risks of multinational enterprises / John Gerard Ruggie -- Business and human rights : time to move beyond the "present"? / Surya Deva -- Putting "human rights" back into the UN guiding principles on business and human rights : shifting frames and embedding participation rights / Tara J. Melish -- From guiding principles to interpretive organizations : developing a framework for applying the UNGPs to disputes that institutionalizes the advocacy role of civil society / Larry Catá Backer -- A treaty on business and human rights? : a recurring debate in a new governance landscape / Claret Vargas -- Shifting power on business and human rights : states, corporations and civil society in global governance / Chris Jochnick -- Almost in all ways : ensuring business respect for human rights / Amol Mehra -- What next for business and human rights? : a social movement approach / Louis Bickford -- Regulatory environment on business and human rights : paths at the international level and ideas about the roles for civil society groups / Juana Kweitel -- Committing the crime of poverty : the next phase of the business and human rights debate / Bonita Meyersfeld -- Conclusions: Whither the business and human rights field? : an ecosystemic view / César Rodríguez-Garavito.
abstract
"The Center for Law, Justice and Society (Dejusticia), a human rights research and advocacy organization based in Bogota, Colombia, was the home base of the project and provided much of the intellectual and organizational impetus for the book. I am particularly grateful to Dejusticia members who have staffed our business and human rights area (Meghan Morris, Sean Luna, Claret Vargas, and Tatiana Andia) for their superb research assistance and key contribution to establishing Dejusticia's voice in the global discussion on business and human rights"--
catalogue key
11466139
 
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