Non-State Actors and Human Rights

Non-State Actors and Human Rights

by Philip Alston


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199272815
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 08/15/2005
Series: Collected Courses of the Academy of European Law Series , #13
Pages: 400
Product dimensions: 9.30(w) x 6.20(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

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

Table of Contents

Part I: Introduction
1. The 'Not-a-cat' Syndrome: Can the International Human Rights Regime Accommodate Non-State Actors?, Philip Alston
2. The Changing International Legal Framework for Dealing with Non-State Actors, August Reinisch
Part II: Non-Governmental Organizations and International Organizations as Non-State Actors
3. The Evolving Status of NGOs under International Law: A Threat to the Inter-State System?, Menno T. Kamminga
4. Economic, Social and Cultural Rights and the International Monetary Fund, François Gianviti
Part III: Corporations
5. Catching the Conscience of the King: Corporate Players on the International Stage, Celia Wells and Juanita Elias
6. Corporate Responsibility and the International Law of Human Rights: The New Lex Mercatoria, Ralph Steinhardt
7. The Accountability of Multinationals for Human Rights Violations in European Law, Olivier de Schutter
8. The Norms on the Responsibilities of Transnational Corporations and Other Business Enterprises With Regard to Human Rights, David Weissbrodt and Muria Kruger
Bibliography on Non-State Actors in International Law, Mary Rumsey

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