March 2007

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Business and Human Rights: Dilemmas and Solutions 

Edited by: Rory Sullivan
Published by: Greenleaf Publishing
ISBN: 1874719810
Pages: 335

The book provides an analysis of the relationship between companies and human rights in the context of globalisation.

The book has twenty two chapters segmented into four parts and attempts to assess the relationship between companies and human rights in the context of globalisation. The analysis is done in two parts: The first maps the reasons (financial, ethical, and regulatory) why human rights have become a business issue. The second part of the book considers a specific case study of how companies have behaved in situations where, human rights violation has occurred or where companies have role or influence in protecting or promoting human rights. The focus of this book is on transnational corporations (TNCs). It also provides insight into questions such as: How do companies organise themselves to respond to human rights challenges? What have the experiences been

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