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Globalizing Corporate Citizenship: Political and Theoretical Considerations

Eliza Gaffney and Peter Newell

in The Responsible Corporation in a Global Economy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199592173
eISBN:
9780191729058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592173.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

Here, the concept of corporate citizenship is used more normatively to explore what constitutes responsible corporate behaviour in a globalized economy. Global corporations do more than maximize ... More


Semiotics of Indicators: The Case of Corporate Human Rights Responsibility *

Ronen Shamir and Dana Weiss

in Governance by Indicators: Global Power through Quantification and Rankings

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199658244
eISBN:
9780199949915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658244.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter explores actor-network theory — also called material semiotics — in the context of ‘corporate human-rights responsibility.’ It studies the symbolic representation of indicators within ... More


Dublin Corporation and the State, 1660–1714

Jacqueline Hill

in From Patriots to Unionists: Dublin Civic Politics and Irish Protestant Patriotism, 1660-1840

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206354
eISBN:
9780191677083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206354.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Like many towns all over Europe, Dublin's origins as a corporate entity go back to medieval times. From the citizens' point of view, incorporation was desirable because it guaranteed a degree of ... More


Corporate Governance beyond Economics

Elizabeth Pollman

in The Corporate Contract in Changing Times: Is the Law Keeping Up?

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226599403
eISBN:
9780226599540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226599540.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

In recent years, changes to state and federal law have increased pressure on corporate law to serve as an ordering mechanism for interests and values beyond economics. On the federal front, two U.S. ... More


Corporate Personhood, Rights, and Responsibilities

Ronald J. Colombo

in The First Amendment and the Business Corporation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199335671
eISBN:
9780199361915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199335671.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Company and Commercial Law

As a predicate to exploring the book's associational approach to corporate constitutional rights, chapter 4 sets forth the prevailing approach. Currently, corporate constitutional rights are based on ... More


The Emergence of Corporate Religious Freedom

Elizabeth A Clark and W Cole Durham

in Changing Nature of Religious Rights under International Law

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199684229
eISBN:
9780191765858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684229.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The chapter explores the changing landscape of freedom of religion or belief since the 1981 Declaration and the emergence of corporate religious rights, especially in the aftermath of the Hobby Lobby ... More


Some Realism about Corporate Rights

Richard Schragger and Micah Schwartzman

in The Rise of Corporate Religious Liberty

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190262525
eISBN:
9780190262563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190262525.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Does it make sense to attribute rights of conscience to corporate entities? A common approach to answering this question is by inquiring into the nature of various types of groups (for example, ... More


Corporate Law and Theory in Hobby Lobby

Elizabeth Pollman

in The Rise of Corporate Religious Liberty

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190262525
eISBN:
9780190262563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190262525.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Does a business corporation constitute a “person” that can “exercise religion” under the Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993? In Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc., the Supreme Court answered ... More


Two Fallacies About Corporations

Philip Pettit

in Performance and Progress: Essays on Capitalism, Business, and Society

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198744283
eISBN:
9780191805691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744283.003.0027
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

One of the most important challenges for political theory is to identify the extent to which corporations should be facilitated and restricted in law. By way of background to that challenge, we need ... More


The Rise of Corporate Religious Liberty

Micah Schwartzman, Chad Flanders, and Zoë Robinson (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190262525
eISBN:
9780190262563
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190262525.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

What are the rights of religious institutions? Should those rights extend to for-profit corporations? These questions are now the subject of significant controversy. In the United States, churches ... More


A Methodological Approach to Deep Seabed Mining by Non-state Actors

Joanna Dingwall

in International Law and Corporate Actors in Deep Seabed Mining

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780192898265
eISBN:
9780191924682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192898265.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Chapter 1 places this study within its broader methodological framework. Firstly, it offers a method of analysis for evaluating the deep seabed mining regime, drawing on the international legal ... More


Resistance: Dismantling Plains Metis Border Land Settlements, 1879–1885

Michel Hogue

in Metis and the Medicine Line: Creating a Border and Dividing a People

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469621050
eISBN:
9781469623238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621050.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter documents both the efforts to dismantle Metis borderland settlements and the attempts by Metis communities to resist their expulsion. It shows how, in the United States, Metis efforts to ... More


Religious Exemptions and the Limited Relevance of Corporate Identity

Ira C. Lupu and Robert W. Tuttle

in The Rise of Corporate Religious Liberty

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190262525
eISBN:
9780190262563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190262525.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Corporate religious liberty appears to be on the rise. The Supreme Court’s decision in Hosanna-Tabor v. EEOC energized theories of “freedom of the church.” The Court’s decision in Burwell v. Hobby ... More


Lessons from the Free Speech Clause

Frederick Schauer

in The Rise of Corporate Religious Liberty

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190262525
eISBN:
9780190262563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190262525.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The question whether corporations can possess rights to the free exercise of religion is in an important way misdirected, as illustrated by examining similar questions arising under the Free Speech ... More


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