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Corporate (Non-)Accountability and Human Rights

Approaches from the Regional Human Rights Systems and Prospects for the ASEAN

Stéfanie Khoury

Human Rights”, in Jonas Christoffersen and Mikael Rask Madsen (eds.) The European Court of Human Rights between Law and Politics . Oxford: Oxford University Press, Pp. 17–42. Clapham, Andrew (1993) “The ‘ Drittwirkung ’ of the Convention”, in Ronald St. J. Macdonald, Franz Matscher and


Edited by Kristin Henrard

This edited volume sets out to unravel various dimensions of a particular topical question pertaining to minorities and minority protection, which has not been explored yet, more particularly the socio-economic participation of minorities in relation to their right to (respect for) identity. This interrelation and interaction is studied from a multi-disciplinary perspective, spanning a broad range of disciplines, while drawing on a rich variety of case studies covering various corners of the world. This interrelation manifests itself in distinctive ways for religious minorities, ethnic minorities, and indigenous peoples. As it is impossible to provide a comprehensive coverage, this volume aims to offer a range of articles that reveal the breadth of the theme under review, while combining theoretical analysis with fascinating case studies.


Continuities and Ruptures in Global North Legal Pressures on Global South Societies

George Radics and Pablo Ciocchini

, requiring corporations from states and corporations to affirmatively act to ensure violations of rights does not occur. The “duty to prevent” of the European Court of Human Rights is similar to the “due diligence standard” in the Inter-American Court of Justice, which does not just demand that actions be

Wing Hong Chui

: AJSS 35,2_f4_179-194.indd 182 AJSS 35,2_f4_179-194.indd 182 6/5/07 8:59:49 AM 6/5/07 8:59:49 AM W. H. Chui / Asian Journal of Social Science 35 (2007) 179– 194 183 Act 1918 ). In March 2004, the European Court of Human Rights unani- mously held that