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Multinational Corporations and Global Justice: Human Rights Obligations of a Quasi-Governmental Institution

Florian Wettstein

Abstract

This book addresses the changing role and responsibilities of large multinational corporations (MNCs) in the global political economy. This cross- and inter-disciplinary work makes innovative connections between current debates and streams of thought, bringing together global justice, human rights, and corporate responsibility. Conceiving of corporate social responsibility (CSR) from this unique perspective, the author takes readers well beyond the limitations of conventional notions, which tend to focus on either beneficence or pure charity. While the call for MNCs' involvement in the solutio ... More

Keywords: multinational corporations, global justice, human rights, corporate responsibility, beneficence, charity, global political economy

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780804762403
Published to Stanford Scholarship Online: June 2013 DOI:10.11126/stanford/9780804762403.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Florian Wettstein, author