"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. In addition to offering critical insights on the historical evolution of the business and human rights field and its relationship with the domain of corporate social responsibility, contributions to this comprehensive Research Handbook are split into several thematic parts to facilitate cohesive analysis. Chapters explore the themes of corporate human rights due diligence, regulatory role of states, human rights' intersection with trade, investment and finance, heightened risks for certain groups and contexts, and corporate accountability. Containing a detailed examination of the challenges and the potential solutions in the field, the Research Handbook on Human Rights and Business will be an indispensable resource for scholars, researchers, policy makers and practitioners working at the intersection of business and human rights"-- Provided by publisher.
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Contents: 1. From 'business or human rights' to 'business and human rights': What next? / Surya Deva A. Human rights and business: History and evolution 2. The history of 'business and human rights' and its relationship with 'corporate social responsibility' / Florian Wettstein 3. The rise and fall of the alien tort statute / Beth Stephens 4. The social construction of the UN guiding principles on business and human rights / John Gerard Ruggie B. Corporate human rights due diligence 5. Human rights due diligence in theory and practice / Mark B. Taylor 6. Human rights due diligence and the (over)-reliance on social auditing in supply chains / Justine Nolan and Nana Frishling 7. Humanizing the global supply chain: Building a 'decent work' environment in the ready-made garments supply industry in Bangladesh / Mia Rahim 8. Human rights due diligence and extractive industries / Daniela Chimisso Dos Santos and Sara L. Seck C. Regulatory role and tools of states 9. The use of disclosure-based regulation to advance the state's duty to protect Jena martin 10. State jurisdiction over transnational business activity affecting human rights Doug cassel 11. Human rights responsibilities of state owned enterprises / Larry Catá Backer 12. Missing a golden opportunity: Human rights and public procurement / Claire Methven O'Brien and Olga Martin-Ortega D. Human rights' interaction with trade, investment and finance 13. Framing the broader context of business and human rights: The impact of trade agreements on human rights / Markus Krajewski 14. Human rights law and the investment treaty regime / Jesse Coleman, Kaitlin Y. Cordes and Lise Johnson 15. The multilateral development banks and the management of the human rights impacts of their operations / Danny Bradlow and Andria Naude Fourie E. Heightened human rights risks: Groups and/or operating context 16. Business and indigenous peoples' human rights / Jernej Letnar Černič 17. Protecting the most vulnerable: Embedding children's rights in the business and human rights project / Jonathan Kolieb 18. Business and human rights in transitional justice: Challenges for complex environments / Tara Van Ho F. Access to remedy and corporate accountability: Opportunities and challenges 19. Access to effective remedy: The role of information / Nicola Jägers 20. The role of civil society and human rights defenders in corporate accountability / David Birchall 21. Liability within corporate groups: Parent company's accountability for subsidiary human rights abuses / Radu Mares 22. The relationship between non-judicial grievance mechanisms and access to remedy for business-related human rights abuses / Mariëtte van Huijstee and Joseph Wilde-Ramsing 23. National human rights institutions and their (extended) role in the business and human rights field / Humberto Cantú Rivera 24. Atrocities and victim redress: The opportunities and challenges of international criminal justice / Joanna Kyriakakis Index.
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