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Multinational Corporations and Labor Conditions

Robert J. Flanagan

in Globalization and Labor Conditions

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195306002
eISBN:
9780199783564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195306007.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter studies the effects of multinational companies on labor conditions around the world. The evidence shows that (1) the economic presence of multinationals in foreign countries is often ... More


The UN and the OECD: Parallel or Convergent Paths?

Elisa Morgera

in Corporate Accountability in International Environmental Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199558018
eISBN:
9780191705311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558018.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter is based on an analysis and comparison of the instruments elaborated in the framework of the United Nations and the Organization for Economic Development and Cooperation. It serves to ... More


Corporate social responsibility meets traditional supervision of fundamental labour rights*: Why CSR needs social dialogue to fill the governance gaps

David Tajgman

in The Role of Labour Standards in Development: From theory to sustainable practice?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264911
eISBN:
9780191754098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264911.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The International Labour Organisation's 1998 Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work prioritised four core labour standards' principles and led to a burst of new ratifications of the ... More


 The International Regulation of Multinational Corporations: Why There Is No Multilateral Foreign Direct Investment Regime

Stephen D. Cohen

in Multinational Corporations and Foreign Direct Investment: Avoiding Simplicity, Embracing Complexity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195179354
eISBN:
9780199783779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179354.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter provides yet another eclectic analysis, this time of the still-irreconcilable controversy surrounding the “appropriate” kinds and extent of governmental regulation of MNCs as entities ... More


The Legal Duties of Judges

Jeffrey Brand-Ballard

in Limits of Legality: The Ethics of Lawless Judging

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195342291
eISBN:
9780199867011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342291.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines whether judges have a legal duty to apply the law correctly—to obey certain adherence rules. Various sources of legal authority on the question are examined, including codes of ... More


Control: Codes and the Obligations of Multinational Enterprises (Late 1960s–Early 1980s)

Thomas L. Brewer and Stephen Young

in The Multilateral Investment System and Multinational Enterprises

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198293156
eISBN:
9780191684951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293156.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

This chapter presents an overview of the expansion of foreign direct investment and the new international economic order in the late 1960s and early 1980s. It describes two recommendations concerning ... More


The Professional Responsibility and Ethics of the English Bar

Anthony Thornton

in Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198259312
eISBN:
9780191681936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198259312.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter provides the ethical rules pertaining to the English Bar. The professional responsibility and ethics required of barristers can only be understood by examining the structure of the Bar, ... More


Ministerial Responsibility

R. A. W. Rhodes, John Wanna, and Patrick Weller

in Comparing Westminster

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199563494
eISBN:
9780191722721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563494.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, UK Politics

This chapter examines how elite political actors are held to account. It examines collective responsibility, individual ministerial responsibility, and their personal accountability for actions not ... More


Alternative Dispute Resolution

Eva Storskrubb

in Civil Procedure and EU Law: A Policy Area Uncovered

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199533176
eISBN:
9780191714504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533176.003.0011
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter analyses the legislative history, main substantive content, and normative implications of the Commission Green Paper on the Code of Conduct and the proposed Directive all relating to ... More


The Conduct Code of the Cool Persona

Helmut Lethen

in Cool Conduct: The Culture of Distance in Weimar Germany

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520201095
eISBN:
9780520916418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520201095.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the Gracián's code of conduct. It evaluates three hundred behavioral precepts from the Art of Worldly Wisdom that help clarify the reasons for Krauss's attraction. It evaluates ... More


Anti-Civility: Libertines and Rakes

Anna Bryson

in From Courtesy to Civility: Changing Codes of Conduct in Early Modern England

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198217657
eISBN:
9780191678264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198217657.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses the development and significance of one further image or stereotype of gentlemanly behaviour. It is one which differs markedly from that of the ‘civil gentleman’ or even, ... More


The Third Pillar: Optional Guidelines

Joseph A. McCahery and Erik P. M. Vermeulen

in Corporate Governance of Non-Listed Companies

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199203406
eISBN:
9780191707780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203406.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter deals explicitly with the gap-filling function that best practice guidelines play in improving the contractual relations between the parties in closely held companies. Besides enhancing ... More


Drafting a Code of Conduct

Paul H. Robinson

in Structure and Function in Criminal Law

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198258865
eISBN:
9780191681875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198258865.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter describes the strategies for drafting an effective code of conduct. Specifically discussed are the five drafting principles. Eliminating the liability and grading language from the ... More


Making Criminal Law Known

PETER ALLDRIDGE

in Criminal Law Theory: Doctrines of the General Part

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199243495
eISBN:
9780191714177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243495.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Criminal statutes specify the necessary and sufficient conditions under which a conviction may be returned. Frequently, definitions of crimes are difficult for anyone not a lawyer to understand. If ... More


Of Jatis

Veena Das

in Structure and Cognition: Aspects of Hindu Caste and Ritual

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077404
eISBN:
9780199081172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077404.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This chapter continues the discussion of the structure of the Dharmaranya Purana. It is mostly concerned with the myths that are connected to the differentiation among the Vanikas and Brahmas. The ... More


Extended Jurisdiction through Foreign Policy, Soft Law, and Self-Regulation

Charlotte E. Blattner

in Protecting Animals Within and Across Borders: Extraterritorial Jurisdiction and the Challenges of Globalization

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190948313
eISBN:
9780190948344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190948313.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter focuses on whether states can use extended forms of extraterritorial jurisdiction to protect animals abroad, including foreign policy rules, investment agreements, jurisdiction assigned ... More


Codes of Conduct for Private Military and Security Companies: The State of Self-regulation in the Industry

Carsten Hoppe and Ottavio Quirico

in War by Contract: Human Rights, Humanitarian Law, and Private Contractors

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199604555
eISBN:
9780191725180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604555.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

What is the state of self-regulatory initiatives in the private military and security industry? Private military and security companies (PMSCs) put forward a complex regulation of their own ... More


The Economist’s Oath: On the Need for and Content of Professional Economic Ethics

George F. DeMartino

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199730568
eISBN:
9780199896776
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730568.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Economists alter the course of economic affairs and thereby affect the life chances of current and future generations. They do this through their scholarship and teaching, and through their ... More


Postnational Peacekeeping and the Construction of Sex and Gender

Annica Kronsell

in Gender, Sex, and the Postnational Defense: Militarism and Peacekeeping

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199846061
eISBN:
9780199933099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199846061.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Examining post-national defense peacekeeping practices verifies that Sweden has a gender aware post-national defense. This success was attributed to a systematic approach to gender and UN SCR 1325 ... More


The Economic Case Against Professional Economic Ethics: A Rebuttal of the Economic Case Against Professional Economic Ethics

George F. DeMartino

in The Economist’s Oath: On the Need for and Content of Professional Economic Ethics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199730568
eISBN:
9780199896776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730568.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter rebuts the economist’s case against professional economic ethics. First, economists err in reducing professional ethics to a binding code of conduct. Professional ethics refers to a ... More


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