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Global business and human rights jurisdictional comparisons by James Featherby

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Published by European Lawyer/FutureLex in London .
Written in English


  • International business enterprises,
  • Human rights,
  • Law and legislation,
  • Social responsibility of business

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Edition Notes

Statementgeneral editor, James Featherby
SeriesEuropean Lawyer reference
LC ClassificationsK1322 .G58 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 414 p. ;
Number of Pages414
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24923337M
ISBN 100956544096
ISBN 109780956544094
LC Control Number2011431299

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