Essays about: "Bhopal"

Found 5 essays containing the word Bhopal.

  1. 1. Parent Company Liability for Torts of Subsidiaries : A Comparative Study of Swedish and UK Company Law with Emphasis on Piercing the Corporate Veil and Implications for Victims of Torts and Human Rights Violations

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Matilda Lindblad; [2020]
    Keywords : Company Law; Piercing the Corporate Veil; Lifting the Corporate Veil; Business and Human Rights; Tort Creditor; Company Group; Multinational Company Group; Limited Liability; Bhopal; Human Rights; UK Company Law; Swedish Company Law; United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights; UNGPs; Parent Company Liability; Subsidiaries Debts; Subsidiaries Torts.; Associationsrätt; Ansvarsgenombrott; Mänskliga rättigheter; Företagande och mänskliga rättigheter; Moderbolags ansvar; Dotterbolags skulder; Dotterbolags skadevållande; Skadestånd; FN:s vägledande principer för företag och mänskliga rättigheter; koncern; multinationell koncern; Bhopal;

    Abstract : The gas leak disaster in Bhopal, India, in 1984 illustrates a situation of catastrophe and mass torts resulting in loss of life and health as well as environmental degradation. The Indian company Union Carbide India Limited, who owned and operated the chemical plant that caused the disaster, did not have sufficient assets to compensate the victims in contrast to its financially well-equipped US parent company Union Carbide Corporation. READ MORE

  2. 2. ”New Money Trash,” Meet ”Dope Bitch” : An Intersectional Analysis of Identity in Such a Fun Age

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för språkstudier

    Author : Jessica Zakrisson; [2020]
    Keywords : intersectionality; social identity; identity; race; social class; Kiley Reid; Such a Fun Age;

    Abstract : This essay explores the theme of identity in Kiley Reid’s Such a Fun Age (2019). The study departs from intersectionality (Crenshaw 1989; McCall 2005) and focuses on the concepts of race (Barnshaw 2008; Keaton 2018), social class (Peckham 2010) and privilege (Bhopal 2018), which rest on a common ground of gender. READ MORE

  3. 3. Transnational Corporations and Human Rights : Assessing the position of TNCs within international human rights law, and the appropriateness of an international treaty on business and human rights

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Erik Söderlund; [2018]
    Keywords : Human rights; corporation; corporations; transnational corporation; transnational corporations; business; businesses; TNC; TNCs; treaty law; draft treaty; intergovernmental woking group; United Nations; Bhopal; Rana Plaza; international law; Ruggie; John Ruggie; Ruggie pricniples; pillar; labour; labour law; labour rights; CSR; Corporate social responsibility; guiding principles; UN global compact; global compact; ILO; jus cogens; customary law; OECD; ICCPR; ICESCR; state-centrism; Bilateral investment treaty; ILC; WTO; World trade organization; International law commission; legal personality; företag; mänskliga rättigheter; traktat; traktaträtt; juridisk person; folkrätt; internationell rätt; FN; Förenta Nationerna; Ruggie; Jhon Ruggie; Arbetsrätt; Globala målen; företagspolicy; Amnesty International; Human Rights Watch;

    Abstract : Transnational corporations are playing an important role in the global economy of today. Many of these corporations have great economic resources and have the possibility of contributing to the development of societies in developing states. READ MORE

  4. 4. A case study of tourism policies around Satpura Tiger Reserve in Madhya Pradesh : Development trough neoliberal governmentality, inclusion and or not for local communities?

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för statsvetenskap (ST)

    Author : Linn Liljedahl Johansson; [2017]
    Keywords : Satpura Tiger Reserve; tourism policies; Madhya Pradesh State Forest Department; Madhya Pradesh State Tourism Development Corporation; Schedule Tribes and other forest dwellers; FRA as amended 2006; EQUATIONS;

    Abstract : This is a case study of tourism policies made around the Satpura Tiger Reserve in Madhya Pradesh, India. The purpose of this study is to analyse the state tourism policies in Madhya Pradesh. The study is divided in two parts, the first part analyses the state tourism policies using Foucault’s governmentality theory. READ MORE

  5. 5. Framing Corporate Social Responsibility in the Chemical Industry

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Frida Åkerberg; [2013]
    Keywords : Product Stewardship.; Responsible Care; Conceptual Stretching; Framing Theory; CSR; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The concept of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has been around for many years and has been viewed in different forms, aspects and by different actors because of the ever changing society. In 1984 a terrible incidence happened when a leaking chemical by the name of methyl isocyanate (MIC) was leaking in and outside of the Union Carbide India Limited (UCIL) Pesticide Plant in Bhopal, India. READ MORE