"This book explores the implications of human embodiment for human rights law and theory. It reflects on the ethical significance of the link between human embodiment and our quintessential ontological vulnerability in an attempt to problematise corporate human rights claims"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 252-264) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Human rights under pressure? Corporate human rights? Law, persons and disembodiment The liberal subject of rights, capitalism and the corporation A genealogy of quasi-disembodiment in international human rights law The centality of human embodiment Embodied vulnerability and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights Embodied vulnerability and the limits of privatisation: reconsidering property and human rights Some brief conclusory thoughts and future research directions.
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Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.