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Multinationals and Corporate Social Responsibility Limitations and Opportunities in International Law (Cambridge Studies in International and Comparative Law) by Jennifer A. Zerk

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English


  • Company law,
  • International economic & trade law,
  • Multinationals,
  • Management - General,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Business & Economics / Management,
  • Commercial law,
  • International law,
  • Social responsibility of business

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages368
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7766363M
ISBN 100521844991
ISBN 109780521844994

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