David Birchall

City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK) - School of Law

Visiting Fellow

6/F, Lee Shau Kee Building

Kowloon, Shatin, New Territories

Hong Kong

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

8

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440

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Scholarly Papers (8)

1.

Human Rights on the Altar of the Market: The Blackstone Letters and the Financialization of Housing

Transnational Legal Theory, 2020
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 27 Apr 2020
David Birchall
City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK) - School of Law
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Right to housing, Blackstone, ICESCR, financialization, corporate landlords

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Between Apology and Utopia: The Indeterminacies of the Zero Draft Treaty on Business and Human Rights

Suffolk Transnational Law Review, Vol. 40, No. 2, 2019
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 11 Jul 2019
David Birchall
City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK) - School of Law
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Zero Draft; Binding Treaty on Business and Human Rights; Business and Human Rights; International Law; Human Rights Law

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Any Act, Any Harm, To Anyone: The Transformative Potential of 'Human Rights Impacts' Under the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 25 Jul 2019
David Birchall
City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK) - School of Law
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UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, Adverse Human Rights Impacts, International Covenant on Economic Social and Cultural Rights, Business and Human Rights, Global Justice

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The Consequentialism of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights: Towards the Fulfilment of ‘Do No Harm’

Electronic Journal of Business Ethics and Organization Studies, 2019
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 28 Aug 2019
David Birchall
City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK) - School of Law
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UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, Consequentialism, human rights impacts, deontology

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Corporate Power over Human Rights: An Analytical Framework

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 27 Apr 2020
David Birchall
City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK) - School of Law
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Corporate power, human rights. ICESCR, neo-Gramscian, Susan Strange

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Irremediable Impacts and Unaccountable Contributors: The Possibility of a Trust Fund for Victims to Remedy Large-Scale Human Rights Impacts

Australian Journal of Human Rights, 2020
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 27 Apr 2020
David Birchall
City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK) - School of Law
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UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, ICESCR, human rights impacts, trust fund for victims, climate change

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Constructing ‘Clear Violations’ of Commodified Human Rights: The Case of the Right to Housing

Santa Clara Journal of International Law, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 27 Apr 2020
David Birchall
City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK) - School of Law
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Right to housing, ICESCR, UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, commodification, obligation to protect

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The Role of Civil Society and Human Rights Defenders in Corporate Accountability

Forthcoming in The Edward Elgar Research Handbook on Human Rights and Business, Surya Deva and David Birchall (eds.)
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 26 May 2020
David Birchall
City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK) - School of Law
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UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, civil society, human rights defenders, corporate accountability