Non-state Actors And Human Rights

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2005-09-29
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Author Biography

Philip Alston is Professor of Law at New York University Law School.

Table of Contents

Notes on Contributorsp. vii
The 'Not-a-Cat' Syndrome: Can the International Human Rights Regime Accommodate Non-State Actors?p. 3
The Changing International Legal Framework for Dealing with Non-State Actorsp. 37
Non-Governmental Organizations and International Organizations as Non-State Actors
The Evolving Status of NGOs under International Law: A Threat to the Inter-State System?p. 93
Economic, Social, and Cultural Human Rights and the International Monetary Fundp. 113
Catching the Conscience of the King: Corporate Players on the International Stagep. 141
Corporate Responsibility and the International Law of Human Rights: The New Lex Mercatoriap. 177
The Accountability of Multinationals for Human Rights Violations in European Lawp. 227
Human Rights Responsibilities of Businesses as Non-State Actorsp. 315
Bibliographyp. 351
Indexp. 369
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