2.14 - -policies adopted by Margaret Thatcher -social...

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2/14/08 State Sovereignty Addressing reform in international financial institutions -Replace ideological thinking -market fundamentalism -change voting rights -currently do not have to report activity -unaccountable voting -enhance transparency -decrease in corruption -enhance the role of other public institutions (UN, ILO, WHO, etc.) -improve safety nets -balance the package with social issues -not just monetary debt and who will pay it -forgive debt -shift of balance on the global level -jubilee 2000 -NGO organized to encourage change Accountability of MNCs -Milton Freedman on corporate social responsibility (1970)
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Unformatted text preview: -policies adopted by Margaret Thatcher -social responsibility-to make money within parameters of law-no room for morality-Direct regulation-soft law-declarations, recommendations-unsuccessful-hard law- treaties, local laws, ACTA (US)-shift towards criminal laws in Europe-much more successful than soft law-Case Study: Doe vs, Unocal (1990)-Suit brought by Burmese citizens against pipeline-slave labor http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m0GER/is_1999_Summer/ai_55127414-Self-regulation-CSR codes of conduct, monitoring...
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This note was uploaded on 03/05/2008 for the course GOVT 395 taught by Professor Koinova,m during the Spring '08 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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