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The Environment and Natural Resources

Dinah Shelton

in Commitment and Compliance: The Role of Non-binding Norms in the International Legal System

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199270989
eISBN:
9780191707704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270989.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter presents case studies that demonstrate the importance of soft norms in moulding behaviour of states and non-state actors. The case studies cover the UN General Assembly ban on driftnet ... 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


Learning from Others: Ethical Thought Across the Professions

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/9780199730568.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

What can economists learn from those professions with rich and well-established traditions of professional ethical inquiry? This chapter examines some of the primary principles and questions that ... More


Global Pesticide Governance by Disclosure: Prior Informed Consent and the Rotterdam Convention

Jansen Kees and Dubois Milou

in Transparency in Global Environmental Governance: Critical Perspectives

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027410
eISBN:
9780262320856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027410.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

In this chapter, Kees Jansen and Milou Dubois analyze the historical evolution, institutionalization, and effects of information disclosure in global pesticide governance. Through analysis of the ... More


Assessing the Convergence of International Standards on Corporate Environmental Responsibility

Elisa Morgera

in Corporate Environmental Accountability in International Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198738046
eISBN:
9780191801525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198738046.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Public International Law

This chapter carries out a critical analysis of the international standards on corporate environmental responsibility by relying on the normative advances made under the Convention on Biological ... More


Intangible Cultural Heritage in International Law

Lucas Lixinski

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199679508
eISBN:
9780191758546
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679508.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Law of Obligations

This book offers a comprehensive look at the legal safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage (ICH). It maps the legal possibilities, both within institutions and more substantive solutions, ... More


Economists as Social Engineers: Ethical Evaluation of Market Liberalization in the South and Transition Economies

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/9780199730568.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

If economists have acted ethically even in the absence of a tradition of inquiry into professional economic ethics, then perhaps there is no pressing need to develop this tradition. This chapter ... More


Conclusions

Lucas Lixinski

in Intangible Cultural Heritage in International Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199679508
eISBN:
9780191758546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679508.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Law of Obligations

The chapter summarizes the findings of the preceding chapters and articulates what the author believes to be the most adequate means of legally safeguarding intangible cultural heritage.


Global Landscape and Local Contexts for Stakeholder Consultation

Shareen Hertel

in Tethered Fates: Companies, Communities, and Rights at Stake

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190903831
eISBN:
9780190050559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190903831.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

Chapter 3 maps the scope of contemporary corporate stakeholder engagement practices across multiple regions and industrial sectors by analyzing data on 7,000 companies in the public database of the ... More


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