Corporate Power over Human Rights

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Birchall, D. (2022). Corporate Power over Human Rights. Springer Nature. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-23514-1_1289-1
AuthorsBirchall, D.
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The business and human rights (BHR) movement has developed rapidly since the 1990s, in lockstep with spiralling corporate size, wealth and influence. BHR attempts to hold corporations to account for human rights abuses. As such it does not address corporate power directly, and it is not of fundamental importance to BHR whether corporations are growing more powerful in relation to governments, society, or smaller businesses. Rising corporate power, does, however, have marked effects on access to human rights.

KeywordsCorporate power; human rights; business and human rights
Year2022
PublisherSpringer Nature
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-23514-1_1289-1
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