Larry Catá Backer

The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law

Lewis Katz Building

University Park, PA 16802

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

134

DOWNLOADS
Rank 493

SSRN RANKINGS

Top 493

in Total Papers Downloads

51,814

SSRN CITATIONS
Rank 7,730

SSRN RANKINGS

Top 7,730

in Total Papers Citations

46

CROSSREF CITATIONS

126

Scholarly Papers (134)

1.

Multinational Corporations, Transnational Law: The United Nation's Norms on the Responsibilities of Transnational Corporations as Harbinger of Corporate Responsibility in International Law

Columbia Human Rights Law Review, Vol. 37, 2005
Number of pages: 92 Posted: 05 Apr 2005
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 4,293 (2,735)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Loading...

Corporate social responsibility, human rights, corporate governance, international law, comparative law, development

2.

Multinational Corporations as Objects and Sources of Transnational Regulation

ILSA Journal of International & Comparative Law, Vol. 14, No. 2, 2008
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 12 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2008
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 2,874 (5,456)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Loading...

multinational corporations, transnational law, private international law, soft law

3.

Next Generation Law: Data Driven Governance and Accountability Based Regulatory Systems in the West, and Social Credit Regimes in China

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 30 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 15 Oct 2018
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 2,205 (8,362)
Citation 5

Abstract:

Loading...

social credit, chain, algorithm, regulatory governance, accountability, governance, data

4.

Rights and Accountability in Development (Raid) V Das Air and Global Witness V Afrimex: Small Steps Toward an Autonomous Transnational Legal System for the Regulation of Multinational Corporations

Melbourne Journal of International Law, Vol. 10, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 02 Jul 2009
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 1,902 (10,648)

Abstract:

Loading...

Rights And Accountability In Development (Raid) V Das Air, Global Witness V Afrimex, Transnational Law, OECD, Guidelines for Multinational Corporations, soft law, Multinational Corporations, Global Compact

5.

The Party as Polity, the Communist Party, and the Chinese Constitutional State: A Theory of State-Party Constitutionalism

Penn State Legal Studies Research Paper No. 05-2009
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 10 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 18 Jan 2012
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 1,464 (16,145)
Citation 7

Abstract:

Loading...

6.

Sovereign Investing in Times of Crisis: Global Regulation of Sovereign Wealth Funds, State Owned Enterprises and the Chinese Experience

Transnational Law & Contemporary Problems, Vol. 19, No. 1, 2009, Penn State Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-2009
Number of pages: 194 Posted: 06 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 09 Nov 2009
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 1,443 (16,524)

Abstract:

Loading...

sovereign wealth funds,state owned enterprises, santiago principles, sovereign investing, private markets

7.

The Private Law of Public Law: Public Authorities as Shareholders, Golden Shares, Sovereign Wealth Funds, and the Public Law Element in Private Choice of Law

Tulane Law Review, Vol. 82, No. 1, 2008
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 22 May 2008 Last Revised: 13 Jun 2008
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 1,278 (19,795)

Abstract:

Loading...

golden shares, sovereign wealth funds, state aids, privatization, sovereign immunity

8.

The Rule of Law, the Chinese Communist Party, and Ideological Campaigns: Sange Daibiao (the 'Three Represents'), Socialist Rule of Law, and Modern Chinese Constitutionalism

Journal of Transnational Law and Contemporary Problems, Vol. 16, No. 1, 2006
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 13 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2008
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 1,260 (20,222)

Abstract:

Loading...

China, constitution, Sange Daibiao, Three Represents, Ba Rong Ba Chi, rule of law

9.

Economic Globalization and the Rise of Efficient Systems of Global Private Lawmaking: Wal-Mart as Global Legislator

University of Connecticut Law Review, Vol. 39, No. 4, 2007
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 22 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 09 Jul 2014
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 1,244 (20,641)

Abstract:

Loading...

Wal-Mart,globalization, private law, civil society, jordan, germany, suppliers, multinational corporations

10.

Sovereign Wealth Funds as Regulatory Chameleons: The Norwegian Sovereign Wealth Funds and Public Global Governance Through Private Global Investment

Georgetown Journal of International Law, Vol. 41, No. 2, 2009
Number of pages: 92 Posted: 10 May 2009 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2009
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 1,172 (22,547)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Loading...

sovereign wealth funds, Santiago Principles, Norway

11.

From Constitution to Constitutionalism: A Global Framework for Legitimate Public Power Systems

Penn State Law Review, Vol. 113, No. 3, 2009
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 24 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2009
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 978 (29,277)

Abstract:

Loading...

constitutionalism, international law, jurisprudence, theocracy, Marxist Leninist constitutions, U.S. constitutional law

12.

The Sarbanes-Oxley Act: Federalizing Norms for Officer, Lawyer and Accountant Behavior

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 12 Feb 2003
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 974 (29,450)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

13.

The Trans-Pacific Partnership: Japan, China, the U.S. and the Emerging Shape of a New World Trade Regulatory Order

Washington University Global Studies Law Review, 13(1), 2013, Penn State Law Research Paper No. 20-2013
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 24 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2014
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 906 (32,668)

Abstract:

Loading...

China, Japan, Trans Pacific Partnership, multi-lateral treaties, globalization, trade

14.

Monitor and Manage: MiFID and Power in the Regulation of EU Financial Markets

Yearbook of European Law, Vol. 27, 2008
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 21 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2010
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 874 (34,302)

Abstract:

Loading...

securities regulation, MiFID, surveillance, financial services providers

15.

God(s) Over Constitutions: International and Religious Transnational Constitutionalism in the 21st Century

Mississippi Law Review, Vol. 27, 2008
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 12 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 24 Feb 2009
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 853 (35,484)

Abstract:

Loading...

constitutionalism, religion, islam, christianity, rule of law, transnaitonal law, Iran, Iraq, Afghanistan, Germany, Japan

16.

Measurement, Assessment and Reward: The Challenges of Building Institutionalized Social Credit and Rating Systems in China and in the West

Proceedings of the Chinese Social Credit System, Shanghai Jaiotong University, 23 September 2017
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 22 Sep 2017
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 822 (37,309)

Abstract:

Loading...

China, Social Credit, Rating Systems, Administrative Discretion, Rule of Law, Assessment, Compliance

17.

The Drama of Corporate Law: Narrator between Citizen, State and Corporation

Michigan State Law Review, Vol. 2009, No. 4. p. 1111, Winter 2009
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 12 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2010
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 761 (41,481)

Abstract:

Loading...

corporations, yakuza, mafia, narrative, corporate governance, corporate ownership and securities

18.

On the Evolution of the United Nations’ 'Protect-Respect-Remedy' Project: The State, the Corporation and Human Rights in a Global Governance Context

Santa Clara Journal of International Law, Vol. 9, No.1, 2010
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 04 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 29 Dec 2010
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 759 (41,617)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Loading...

Ruggie,multinational corporations,corporate governance, human rights, polycentricity, protect-respect-remedy

19.

Economic Globalization Ascendant: Four Perspectives on the Emerging Ideology of the State in the New Global Order

University of California, Berkeley La Raza Law Journal, Vol. 17, No. 1, 2006
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Jul 2006 Last Revised: 09 Jul 2014
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 734 (43,591)

Abstract:

Loading...

globalization, state system, Washington Consensus, global governance

20.

From Moral Obligation to International Law: Disclosure Systems, Markets and the Regulation of Multinational Corporations

Georgetown Journal of International Law, Vol. 39, 2008
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 27 Mar 2008
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 682 (48,082)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

corporate social responsibility, disclosure, monitoring, multinational corporaitons, transnational corporations, international law

21.

Theocratic Constitutionalism: An Introduction to a New Global Legal Ordering

Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies, Vol. 16, No. 1, 2008, Islamic Law and Law of the Muslim World Paper No. 08-44
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 29 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2009
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 668 (49,434)

Abstract:

Loading...

theocracy, constitutionalism, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Iran, Pakistatn, international law, human rights, religion

22.

Surveillance and Control: Privatizing and Nationalizing Corporate Monitoring after Sarbanes-Oxley

Law Review of Michigan State University-Detroit College of Law, 2004
Number of pages: 114 Posted: 04 Mar 2004 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2010
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 634 (52,934)

Abstract:

Loading...

monitoring, lawyers, auditor, federal securities law, sarbanes-oxley, detect and report

23.

The Structure of Global Law: Fracture, Fluidity, Permeability, and Polycentricity

CPE Working Paper No. 2012-7, Penn State Law Research Paper No. 15-2012
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 01 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 03 Oct 2012
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 606 (56,101)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

polycentricity, globalization, fracture, governance, multinational corporaitons, state power

24.

A Constitutional Court for China within the Chinese Communist Party: Scientific Development and the Institutional Role of the CCP

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 01 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2009
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 596 (57,231)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Loading...

china, constitutionalism, constitutional court, judicial review, communist party of china

25.

Governance Without Government: An Overview and Application of Interactions Between Law-State and Governance-Corporate Systems

Penn State Legal Studies Research 10-2010
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 13 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 06 Mar 2012
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 572 (60,434)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Loading...

NGOs, product certification, corporate social responsibility, governace without government, corporations, globalization, OECD, Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises

26.

Director Independence and the Duty of Loyalty: Race, Gender, Class and the Disney-Ovitz Litigation

St. John's Law Review, Vol. 79, 2005
Number of pages: 93 Posted: 18 Aug 2005
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 551 (63,204)

Abstract:

Loading...

Duty of loyalty, director independence, fiduciary duty

27.

And an Algorithm to Bind Them All? Social Credit, Data Driven Governance, and the Emergence of an Operating System for Global Normative Orders

Entangled Legalities Workshop 24 & 25 May 2018, Geneva
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 13 Dec 2019
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 548 (63,614)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

China, social credit systems, machine learning, transnational law, legal theory, compliance, risk management, algorithms, data analytics

28.

Private Actors and Public Governance Beyond the State: The Multinational Corporation, the Financial Stability Board and the Global Governance Order

Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies, Vol. 17, 2011
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 16 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 07 Jun 2011
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 542 (64,458)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Loading...

Financial Stability Board, multinational corporaitons, corporate social responsibility, soft law

29.

Are Supply Chains Transnational Legal Orders?: What We Can Learn from the Rana Plaza Factory Building Collapse

UC Irvine Journal of International, Transnational, and Comparative Law Vol. 1 (2015, Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 05 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2016
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 536 (65,368)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

supply chain, multinational corporations, TLO transnational legal order, Bangledesh, Accord, Alliance, Rana Plaza, labor rights

30.

Transparency and Business in International Law — Governance between Norm and Technique

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 19 Mar 2012
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 525 (67,104)

Abstract:

Loading...

multinational corporations, private international law, corporate social responsibility, transparency, ISO26000, GRI, Global Compact, Ruggie Framework, Global Compact, Apple, Inc, British Petroleum

31.

The Duty to Monitor: Emerging Obligations of Outside Lawyers and Auditors to Detect and Report Corporate Wrongdoing Beyond the Securities Laws

Number of pages: 101 Posted: 29 Sep 2003
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 518 (68,265)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

Sarbanes-Oxley, Securities Exchange Act, section 10A, corporate securities, securities fraud, auditing, professional responsibility, discrimination

32.

The Emerging Structures of Socialist Constitutionalism with Chinese Characteristics: Extra Judicial Detention (Laojiao and Shuanggui) and the Chinese Constitutional Order

Conference: Rule of Law with Chinese Characteristics, Vol. 2013, p. 101, 2013, Penn State Law Research Paper No. 26-2013
Number of pages: 93 Posted: 03 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 25 Feb 2014
Larry Catá Backer, Keren Wang and Keren Wang
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law and Communication Arts & SciencesPennsylvania State University - School of International Affairs
Downloads 501 (71,200)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Loading...

Shuanggui, Laojiao, rule of law, China, constitutionalism, communist party, extra constitutional detention

33.

Harmonizing Law in an Era of Globalization: Convergence, Divergence, and Resistance

HARMONIZING LAW IN AN ERA OF GLOBALISATION: CONVERGENCE, DIVERGENCE, AND RESISTANCE, Larry Cata Backer, ed., Carolina Academic Press, 2007
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 05 Nov 2007
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 488 (73,484)

Abstract:

Loading...

harmonization, comparative law, multinational corporations, Islamic law, European Union Law, Indian Law OAS

34.

The Fuhrer Principle of International Law: Individual Responsibility and Collective Punishment

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 14 Jul 2003
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 485 (74,036)

Abstract:

Loading...

international law, jurisprudence, law and humanities, Geneva conventions, house demolitions, collective punishment

35.

Cuba and the Construction of Alternative Global Trade Systems: ALBA and Free Trade in the Americas

University of Pennsylvania Journal of International Economic Law, Vol. 31, No. 3, 2010
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 21 May 2009 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2015
Larry Catá Backer and Augusto Molina
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 455 (79,962)

Abstract:

Loading...

ALBA, Alternativa Bolivariana para los Pueblos de Nuestra América, regional trade agreements, Bilateral investment treaties, Cuba, Venezuela, CARICOM, MERCOSUR, Petrocaribe, grannacional

36.

Global Panopticism: States, Corporations and the Governance Effects of Monitoring Regimes

Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies, Vol. 15, 2007
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 07 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2008
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 438 (83,623)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

multinational corporations, surveillance, monitoring, disclosure, regulation, globalization, transnational law

37.

From Institutional Misalignment to Socially Sustainable Governance: The Guiding Principles for the Implementation of the United Nation’s 'Protect, Respect and Remedy' and the Construction of Inter-Systemic Global Governance

Pacific McGeorge Global Business & Development Law Journal, 2011
Number of pages: 116 Posted: 06 Sep 2011
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 427 (86,157)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Loading...

soft law, John Ruggie, business and human rights, protect-respect-remedy framework, international law, multinational corporations

38.

Ideologies of Globalization and Sovereign Debt: Cuba and the IMF

Pennsylvania State International Law Review, Vol. 24, 2006
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 07 Feb 2006
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 406 (91,383)

Abstract:

Loading...

Sovereign debt, IMF, Cuba, globalization, neo-liberalism, labor policy, immigration, Free Trade Area of the Americas

39.

Party, People, Government, and State: On Constitutional Values and the Legitimacy of the Chinese State-Party Rule of Law System

Boston University International Law Journal, Vol. 30, 2012
Number of pages: 91 Posted: 13 Jan 2012
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 382 (98,074)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

china, constitutionalism, communist party, legitimacy, rule of law, China, rule of law

40.

The Autonomous Global Enterprise: On the Role of Organizational Law Beyond Asset Partitioning and Legal Personality

Tulsa Law Journal, Vol 41, 2006
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 07 Feb 2006
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 364 (103,533)

Abstract:

Loading...

asset partitioning, limited liability, multinational corporations, regulation, comparative law

41.

The Guiding Principles of Business and Human Rights at a Crossroads: The State, the Enterprise, and the Spectre of a Treaty to Bind Them All

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 07 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2015
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 351 (108,167)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Loading...

business human rights, multinational corporations, Guiding Principles, responsibility to respect, societal constitutions

42.

China's Corporate Social Responsibility with National Characteristics: Coherence and Dissonance with the Global Business and Human Rights Project

Human Rights and Business: Moving Forward, Looking Back (Jena Martin and Karen E. Bravo,eds., Forthcoming), Penn State Law Research Paper No. 26-2014
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 10 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2015
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 336 (113,226)

Abstract:

Loading...

CSR china, state owned enterprisesd, business and human rights, UN Guiding Principles, SASAC

43.

'What is China's Dream?' Hu Angang Imagines China in 2020 as the First Internationally Embedded Superpower

Consortium for Peace & Ethics Working Paper No. 2013-2
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 24 Feb 2013
Larry Catá Backer, Keren Wang and Keren Wang
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law and Communication Arts & SciencesPennsylvania State University - School of International Affairs
Downloads 306 (125,216)

Abstract:

Loading...

China,economic development, Communist Party, population policy, environment, sustainability, reform

44.

Cuban Corporate Governance at the Crossroads: Cuban Marxism, Private Economic Collectives and Free Market Globalism

Transnational Law & Contemporary Problems, Vol. 14, No. 1, 2005
Number of pages: 117 Posted: 23 Jan 2005
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 298 (128,855)

Abstract:

Loading...

Corporations, globalization, economic development, china, cuba, privatization

45.

The Crisis of Secular Liberalism and the Constitutional State in Comparative Perspective: Religion, Rule of Law, and Democratic Organization of Religion Privileging States

Cornell International Law Journal, Vol. 48, 2015
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 15 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 02 May 2015
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 289 (133,079)

Abstract:

Loading...

religion, theocracy, rule of law, constitutional law, direct democracy, blasphemy law

46.

Privatization, the Role of Enterprises and the Implementation of Social and Economic Rights: A Comparison of Rights-Based and Administrative Approaches in India and China

Consortium for Peace and Ethics Working Paper No. 4-2013, George Washington International Law Review, Vol. 45, No. 4, 2013, Penn State Law Research Paper 4-2013
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 01 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 26 Mar 2014
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 287 (134,017)

Abstract:

Loading...

social and economic rights, India, China, privatization, OECD, human rights, product certification, labor rights, multinational corporations

47.

Emasculated Men, Effeminate Law in the United States, Zimbabwe and Malaysia

Yale Journal of Law & Feminism, Vol. 17, No. 1, 2005
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 16 Nov 2004 Last Revised: 06 Apr 2008
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 283 (135,954)

Abstract:

Loading...

Gender, comparative law, sodomy, feminist theory, cultural studies

48.

Democratizing the Global Business and Human Rights Project by Catalyzing Strategic Litigation from the Bottom Up

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 17 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2015
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law, Michigan State University - College of Education, University of Tokyo and Communication Arts & SciencesPennsylvania State University - School of International Affairs
Downloads 273 (141,079)

Abstract:

Loading...

business due diligence, corporate social responsibility, education, human rights, international law, knowledge management, knowledge spiral cluster, nonprofit organizations, OECD, strategic litigation, Guiding Principles Business and Human Rights, Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises, NGO

49.

Inter-Systemic Harmonization and Its Challenges for the Legal-State

THE LAW OF THE FUTURE AND THE FUTURE OF THE LAW, Sam Muller, Stavros Zouridis, Laura Kistemaker and Morly Frishman, eds., Torkel Opsahi Academic Editor, 2011, The Pennsylvania State University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-2011
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 23 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2014
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 269 (143,290)

Abstract:

Loading...

Retaining Judicial Authority: A Preliminary Inquiry on the Dominion of American Judges

Number of pages: 71 Posted: 12 Mar 2003
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 269 (142,652)

Abstract:

Loading...

constitutional law, judges, authority, rule of law, precedent

Retaining Judicial Authority: A Preliminary Inquiry on the Dominion of American Judges

Posted: 16 Nov 2004
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law

Abstract:

Loading...

Constitutional law, judges, authority, rule of law, precedent

51.

The Cuban Communist Party at the Center of Political and Economic Reform: Current Status and Future Reform

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 30 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 01 May 2015
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 268 (143,846)

Abstract:

Loading...

commiunist party, socilist democracy, foreign direct investment, cooperatives, socialist economics, china, chinese commuinist party, Cuba

52.

The Human Rights Obligations of State Owned Enterprises (SOEs): Emerging Conceptual Structures and Principles in National and International Law and Policy

Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law, Vol. 51, 2017, Penn State Law Research Paper No. 18-2017
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 06 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 18 Sep 2017
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 265 (145,498)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

state owned enterprises, business and human rights, Guiding Principles Business Human Rights, multinaitonal corporations, sovereign immunity, asset partitioning, internaitonal trade,

53.

Chinese Constitutionalism in the New Era: The Emerging Idea and Practice of Constitution in the 19th CPC Congress Report

Working Papers Coalition for Peace & Ethics, No. 11/1 (November 2017)
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 09 Nov 2017
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 264 (146,045)

Abstract:

Loading...

constitutional law, communist party, china, leninism, comparative law, constitutionalism, 19th Chinese Communist Party COngress

54.

Sovereign Investing and Markets-Based Transnational Rule of Law Building: The Norwegian Sovereign Wealth Fund in Global Markets

Coalition for Peace & Ethics Working Paper No. 11/11, American University International Law Review, Vol. 29 p. 1 (2013)
Number of pages: 103 Posted: 19 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 26 Feb 2014
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 264 (146,045)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Loading...

sovereign wealth funds, markets, active shareholding, ethics council, investment universe, responsible investment, sovereign investment

55.

Odious Debt Wears Two Faces: Systemic Illegitimacy, Problems and Opportunities in Traditional Odious Debt Conceptions in Globalized Economic Regimes

Duke Law School, Law & Contemporary Problems, Vol. 70, 2007
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 17 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2008
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 264 (146,045)

Abstract:

Loading...

globalization, sovereign debt, odious debt, World Bank, Cuba, transnational legal systems

56.

A Lex Mercatoria for Corporate Social Responsibility Codes Without the State? A Critique of Legalization Within the State Under the Premises of Globalization

Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies, Vol. 23, No. 2, 2016
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 29 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2016
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 252 (152,913)

Abstract:

Loading...

Multinational corporations, corporate codes, CSR, international law

57.

Transparency and Business in International Environmental Law

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 13 Jan 2012
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 252 (152,913)

Abstract:

Loading...

transparency, corporate governance, soft law, environmental reporting, GRI, Global Compact, OECD

58.

Ch 4: Sovereign Wealth Funds (SWFs) in Five Continents and Three Narratives: Similarities and Differences

Research Handbook On Sovereign Wealth Funds And International Investment Law (Fabio Bassan, ed. Edward Elgar Publishing Forthcoming), Penn State Law Research Paper No. 10-2014
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 05 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 20 May 2014
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 249 (154,794)

Abstract:

Loading...

sovereign wealth funds, sovereign investing, extraterritoriality, development funds, pension funds, responsible investing, active shareholding, Santiago Principles, China, Norway

59.

Towards a Robust Theory of the Chinese Constitutional State: Between Formalism and Legitimacy in Jiang Shigong's Constitutionalism

Penn State Law Research Paper No. 25-2013
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 10 May 2013 Last Revised: 11 Jul 2013
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 242 (159,096)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

party-state system, single-party constitutional state, separation of powers between state and party, constitutionalism, formalism, China, separation of powers, civic education, legitimacy

60.

Restraining Power from Below: The European's Constitution Text and the Effectiveness of Protection of Member State Power within the EU Framework

Federal Trust Constitutional Online Paper No. 14/04
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 25 Aug 2004
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 237 (162,381)

Abstract:

Loading...

61.

Unpacking Accountability in Business and Human Rights: The Multinational Enterprise, the State, and the International Community

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 03 May 2018
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 233 (165,032)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Loading...

accountability, Bussiness and human rights, Guiding Pirenciples, OECD, Corpoate Sociañl Responsibility, civil society

62.

The Evolving Relationship between TNCs and Political Actors and Governments

Research Handbook on Transnational Corporations, Alice de Jong and Roman Tomasic, eds., Edward Elgar Publishing Limited, 2015
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 03 Feb 2016
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 230 (167,073)

Abstract:

Loading...

TNCs, OECD, CSR, NGOs, global governance, globalizaiton

63.

Transnational Corporate Constitutionalism: The Emergence of a Constitutional Order for Economic Enterprises

Number of pages: 76 Posted: 11 Apr 2012
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 230 (167,073)

Abstract:

Loading...

corporate goverance, OECD, Guiding Principles Business and Human Rights, constitutionalism

64.

Corporate Social Responsibility in Weak Governance Zones

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 08 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2016
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 227 (169,224)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Loading...

CSR, multinational corporations, Guiding Principles, Ruggie, OECD, Risk Awareness Tool, extraterritoriality, BITs

65.

China: Law, Economy and Foreign Relations - A Symposium Introduction

Iowa Journal of Transnational Law & Contemporary Problems, Vol. 16, No. 1, Fall 2006
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 27 Feb 2007
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 225 (170,664)

Abstract:

Loading...

China, Taiwan, rule of law, constitution, Communist Party, administrative law, courts, securities markets, banks

66.

Regulating the Multinational Enterprise as Entity, as a Network of Links and as a Process of Production

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 01 Mar 2018
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 222 (172,910)

Abstract:

Loading...

multinational corporations, transnational law, transnational corporations, international law, veil piercing, corporate social responsibility, supply chains, OECD, human rights due diligence, disclosure, Modern Slavery, French supoply chain due diligence

67.

On the Tension between Public and Private Governance in the Emerging Transnational Legal Order: State Ideology and Corporation in Polycentric Asymmetric Global Orders

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 11 Apr 2012
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 220 (174,345)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

multinational corporations, CSR, transnational law, international law, corporate governance, soft law, Ruggie, OECD Guidelines

68.

Cuba and the Imf: Conflicts Over the Nature of the State and Sovereign Debt in the Emerging Global Economic System

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 07 Jun 2005
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 220 (174,345)

Abstract:

Loading...

Sovereign debt, IMF, Cuba, globalization, neo-liberalism, labor policy, immigration

69.

The Corporation as Semiosis, 'Citizens United,' the Signification of the Corporate Enterprise and the Development of Law

CPE Working Paper No. 2012-2
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 04 Mar 2012
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 216 (177,426)

Abstract:

Loading...

citizens United, corporations, corporate personality, semiotics, corporate personality

70.

Essay: Considering a Treaty on Corporations and Human Rights: Mostly Failures But with a Glimmer of Success

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 30 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 20 Sep 2015
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 206 (185,385)

Abstract:

Loading...

business and human rights, human rights treaty, multinational corporations, Guiding Principles, Civil Society

71.

Governance Polycentrism -- Hierarchy and Order Without Government in Business and Human Rights Regulation

Coalition for Peace and Ethics Working Paper No. 1/1 (2014)
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 02 Jan 2014
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 206 (185,385)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Loading...

societal conbstitutionalism, transnational law, human rights, multinational corporations, supply chain, OECD Guidelines, Guiding Principles Business and Human Rights

72.

Globalization and the Socialist Multinational: Cuba and ALBA’s Grannacional Projects at the Intersection of Business and Human Rights

Consortium for Peace & Ethics No. 2010-7(1)
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 23 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2011
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 201 (189,691)

Abstract:

Loading...

ALBA, Castro, OECD, Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises, Ruggie, U.N. Guiding Principles,globalization, human rights, labor markets, regional trade associations, multinational corporations

73.

International Financial Institutions (IFIs) and Sovereign Wealth Funds — SWFs, Internal Improvement and the Socialization of Developing States

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 15 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2015
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 199 (191,472)

Abstract:

Loading...

sovereign wealth funds, development fund, stabilization funds, rule of law, socialization, IMF, World Bank, corruption

74.

Sovereign Wealth Funds, Capacity Building, Development, and Governance

Wake Forest Law Review, Vol. 34, 2017, Penn State Law Research Paper No. 10-2017
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 11 May 2017 Last Revised: 07 Jun 2017
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 194 (195,801)

Abstract:

Loading...

Sovereign Wealth Funds, Development, Corporate Social Responsibility, World Bank, International Monetary Fund, Sovereign Investment

75.

Parallel Tracks? Internationalizing the American Law School Curriculum in Light of the Principles in the Carnegie Foundation's 'Educating Lawyers'

Comparative Perspectives on Law and Justice, Vol. 3
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 09 Mar 2008
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 192 (197,668)

Abstract:

Loading...

legal education, Carnegie Foundation, Educating lawyers, international law, curriculum

76.

Pragmatism Without Principle?: How a Comprehensive Treaty on Business and Human Rights Ought to Be Framed, Why It Can’t, and the Dangers of the Pragmatic Turn in Treaty Crafting

Building a Treaty on Business and Human Rights: Context and Contours (Surya Deva, David Bilchitz et al., eds)., Forthcoming
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 20 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2016
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 187 (202,373)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

multinational enterprises, transnational corporations, business and human rights, treaty, UN Guiding Principles, CSR

77.

The Emerging Normative Structures of Transnational Law: Non-State Enterprises in Polycentric Asymmetric Global Orders

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 31 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2016
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 186 (203,328)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

transnational law, comparative law, Multinational corporations, constitutional law, private governance, corporate social responsibility

78.

From Hatuey to Che: Indigenous Cuba Without Indians and the U.N. Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

American Indian Law Review, Vol. 33, 2009
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 28 Mar 2009
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 184 (205,313)

Abstract:

Loading...

Cuba, Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Jose Marti, Indians, Che, Fidel Castro, Taino, Indians. indogenous

79.

The Corporate Social Responsibilities of Financial Institutions for the Conduct of Their Borrowers: The View from International Law and Standards

Lewis & Clark Law Review, Vol. 21, 2017, Penn State Law Research Paper No. 8-2017
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 17 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 06 Jun 2017
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 180 (209,269)

Abstract:

Loading...

CSR, corporate social responsibility, business and human rights, sustainability, Equator principles, UN Guiding Principles Business Humna Rights, Modern Slavery Act, transparency, corporate disclosure, multinaitonal enterprises

80.

Governance Polycentrism or Regulated Self-Regulation — Rule Systems for Human Rights Impacts of Economic Activity Where National, Private and International Regimes Collide

Kerstin Blome, Hannah Franzki, Andreas Fischer-Lescano, Nora Markard and Stefan Oeter (eds.) 'Contested Collisions: Interdisciplinary Inquiries into Norm Fragmentation in World Society,' Forthcoming
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 01 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2016
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 169 (220,942)

Abstract:

Loading...

human rights, multinational corporations, transnational corporations, Guiding Principles, OECD Guidelines for Multinationals

81.

The Ideal and Practice of Chinese Comprehensive Constitutionalism in the 'New Era'

Connecticut Journal of International Law, Vol. 33, No. 2, 2018, Penn State Law Research Paper No. 2-2018
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 02 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2018
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 168 (222,044)

Abstract:

Loading...

China, Constitutionalism, Communist Party, Constitutional theory, legitimacy

82.

Between Faculty, Administration, Board, State, and Students: On the Relevance of a Faculty Senate in the Modern U.S. University

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 03 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2013
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 167 (223,138)

Abstract:

Loading...

university, shared governance, faculty, academic freedom, faculty senate, faculty governance, board of trustees

83.

And an Algorithm to Entangle them All? Social Credit, Data Driven Governance, and Legal Entanglement in Post-Law Legal Orders

Penn State Law Research Paper No. 05-2020
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 17 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2020
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 156 (237,688)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Loading...

algorithms, data driven governance, polycentricuty, legal pluralism, Chna, Social Credit, legal entanglement

84.

The Concept of Constitutionalization and the Multi-Corporate Enterprise in the 21st Century

CPE Working Paper 6/1
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 08 Jul 2014
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 154 (238,991)

Abstract:

Loading...

corporate governance, states, constitutionalism, constitutionalization, globalization

85.

Global Law in American Law Schools: Prospects and Difficulties of Incorporating a Transnational Element in Legal Education

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 11 Mar 2007
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 153 (240,180)

Abstract:

Loading...

transnational law, legal education, international law

86.

To Seek the Future in the Past: Thoughts on Xu Zhangrun: ‘Our Current Fears and Expectations’ (评许章润:我们当下的恐惧与期待)

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 30 Aug 2018
Larry Catá Backer and Flora Sapio
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law and Independent
Downloads 144 (252,325)

Abstract:

Loading...

Constitutionalism, China, Marxism Leninism, Political Theory, Belt and Road Initiative, Cult of Personality, Communist Party

87.

The Cooperative as Proletarian Corporation: Property Rights between Corporation, Cooperatives and Globalization in Cuba

Northwestern Journal of International Law & Business, Vol. 33, 2013, Penn State Law Research Paper No. 16-2012, Consortium for Peace and Ethics Working Paper No. 2012-8-1
Number of pages: 92 Posted: 23 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 10 Jul 2014
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 143 (253,723)

Abstract:

Loading...

globalization, Cuba, Marxist corporation, cooperatives, ALBA, regional trade, socialist, private sector

88.

The Mechanics of Perfection: Philosophy, Theology and the Foundations of American Law

ON PHILOSOPHY IN AMERICAN LAW, F.J. Mootz, ed., Cambridge University Press, 2009
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 01 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2008
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 142 (255,157)

Abstract:

Loading...

jurisprudence, constitutional law

89.

Collisions of Societal Constitutions: Hierarchical Power Arrangements and Horizontal Effects in the Management of Human Rights Regimes

Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies, Forthcoming, Societal Constitutionalism and Globalization, p. 101, 2012
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 03 May 2012 Last Revised: 16 Feb 2015
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 138 (260,949)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

societal constitutions, multinational corporaitons, supply chain, business and human rights, CSR, constitutionalism

90.

Review Essay: Taking a Step Toward a Law for Sovereign Wealth Funds

Consortium for Peace Ethics Working Paper No. 2012-9/1, Penn State Law Research Paper No. 17-2012
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 09 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 03 Oct 2012
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 136 (264,022)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

sovereign wealth fund, Santiago Principles, Golden Shares

91.

Using Law Against Itself: Bush V. Gore Applied in the Courts

Number of pages: 91 Posted: 14 Jul 2003
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 136 (264,022)

Abstract:

Loading...

constitutional law, constitutional litigation, jurisprudence

92.

Disciplining Judicial Interpretation of Fundamental Rights: First Amendment Decadence in Southworth and Boy Scouts of America, and European Alternatives

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 01 Dec 2004
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 134 (267,046)

Abstract:

Loading...

93.

Between the Judge and the Law — Judicial Independence and Authority with Chinese Characteristics

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 13 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2016
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 128 (276,308)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

Judges, judicial reform, China, common law, judicial interpretation, statutroy construction, Guiding Cases, Communist Party, ideology

94.

Global Law Schools on U.S. Models: Emerging Models of Consensus-Based Internationalization or Markets-Based Americanization Models of Global Legal Education

Number of pages: 69 Posted: 20 Aug 2011
Larry Catá Backer and Bret Stancil
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law and University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 124 (283,006)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

Legal education, accreditation, American Bar Association, globalization, outsourcing, legal process bar exam, licensing, foreign lawyers, international, transnational, law school, legal education, curriculum, internationalization of law, legal nationalism, accreditation of law schools, LL.M. program

95.

Values Economics and Theology: The Contribution of Catholic Social Thought and its Implications for Legal Regulatory Systems

Coalition for Peace & Ethics Working Paper No. 2008-1/1
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 07 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2010
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 124 (283,006)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

Catholic social thought, globalization, economic policy, binary economics, socio-economics, economics and religious values

96.

An Institutional Role for Civil Society within the U.N. Guiding Principles?: Comments on César Rodríguez-Garavito and Tatiana Andia 'Business and Human Rights: Beyond the End of the Beginning'

Implementing the UN’s Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights: A South-Initiated North-South Dialogue Brown University, February 20-22, 2014
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 13 Mar 2014
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 119 (291,643)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

human rights, multinational corporations, state duty to protect, corporate responsibility, civil society, remedies, human rights due diligence

97.

Global Corporate Social Responsibility (GCSR) Standards with Cuban Characteristics: What Normalization Means for Transnational Enterprise Activity in Cuba

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 07 Dec 2015
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 118 (293,363)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

Cuba, multinational enterprises, CSR, business human rights, OECD Weak Governance Zone, NCP

98.

From Guiding Principles to Interpretive Organizations: Developing a Framework for Applying the UNGPs to Disputes that Institutionalizes the Advocacy Role of Civil Society

Business and Human Rights: Beyond the End of the Beginning (César Rodríguez-Garavito, ed., 2015), Penn State Law Research Paper No. 40-2014
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 27 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 13 Dec 2016
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 114 (300,512)

Abstract:

Loading...

human rights, civil society, multinational corporaitons, CSR, Guiding Principles, OECD

99.

Cuba's Integration into the Global Economy — How Much is Cuba Expected to Change; How Far is Cuba Willing to Go; and Will the EU Serve as the Mediator of Those Changes?

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 12 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 15 Oct 2018
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 108 (312,079)

Abstract:

Loading...

European Union, Cuba, Central Planning, normalization, international law, socialist markets, human rights, legal reform, international financial institutions, regional trade associations

100.

Crafting a Theory of Socialist Democracy for China in the 21st Century: Considering Hu Angang's (胡鞍钢) Theory of Collective Presidency in the Context of the Emerging Chinese Constitutional State

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 04 May 2014 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2015
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 107 (314,125)

Abstract:

Loading...

democracy, collective presidency, socialist democracy, China, communist party, elections, economic policy

101.

The Algorithmic Law of Business and Human Rights: Constructing a Private Transnational Law of Ratings, Social Credit, and Accountability Measures

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 12 Mar 2021
Larry Catá Backer and Matthew McQuilla
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law and Pennsylvania State University
Downloads 105 (318,176)

Abstract:

Loading...

artificial itellence, data driven governance, modrn slavery, busness and human rights, csr, social credit, human rights

102.

The Cuban Communist Party at the Cusp of Change

Reforming Communism: Cuba in a Comparative Perspective, Scott Morgenstern and Jorge Pérez López, eds. Forthcoming
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 08 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2016
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 105 (318,176)

Abstract:

Loading...

Communist Party, central planning, economic reform, political reform, rule of law, Cuba

103.

Central Planning versus Markets Marxism: Their Differences and Consequences for the International Ordering of State, Law, Politics, and Economy

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 07 Aug 2016
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 102 (324,349)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Loading...

Cuba, China, Markets Marxism, central planning, working class, rule of law, macro economics, communist party, administrative discretion

104.

Popular Participation in the Constitution of the Illiberal State — An Empirical Study of Popular Engagement and Constitutional Reform in Cuba and the Contours of Cuban Socialist Democracy 2.0

Emory International Law Review, Vol. 34, 2019
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 30 May 2019 Last Revised: 01 Jan 2020
Larry Catá Backer, Flora Sapio and James Korman
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law, Independent and Coalition for Peace & Ethics
Downloads 100 (328,625)

Abstract:

Loading...

105.

Between State, Company, and Market: A Preliminary Engagement on the Business and Human Rights Obligations of States and State Owned Enterprises (SOEs)

Coalition for Peace & Ethics Working Paper No. 11-1
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 16 Nov 2016
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 88 (356,275)

Abstract:

Loading...

State Owned Enterprises, Business and Human Rights, Corporate Social Responsibility Guiding Principles Business Human Rights, OECD Principles SOE Governance

106.

Theorizing Regulatory Governance Within Its Ecology: The Structure of Management in an Age of Globalization

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 24 May 2016 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2016
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 86 (361,333)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

Multinational Corporations, Regulatory Governance, Supply Chains, Production Chains, Regional Trade Associations, OECD, BITs

107.

Fractured Territories and Abstracted Terrains: Human Rights Governance Regimes Within and Beyond the State

Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies, 2016, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 23 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2015
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 82 (371,890)

Abstract:

Loading...

CSR, corporate social responsibility, human rights, multinational corporations, U.N. Guiding Principles, representation, civil society, self constitution

108.

Institutionalizing Shangfang within the Chinese Socialist Rule-of-Law Framework

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 15 Oct 2014
Larry Catá Backer, Keren Wang and Keren Wang
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law and Communication Arts & SciencesPennsylvania State University - School of International Affairs
Downloads 75 (391,489)

Abstract:

Loading...

socialist rule of law, constitutional law, China, shangfang, petitioning, dispute resolution, administrative law

109.

‘By Dred Things I am Compelled’: China and the Challenge to International Human Rights Law and Policy

Penn State Law Research Paper No. 06-2020
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 07 Feb 2020 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2020
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 73 (397,439)

Abstract:

Loading...

China, human rights, international law, United Nations, Human Rights Council

110.

Beyond Colonization — Programs of U.S. Legal Education Abroad by Indigenous Institutions

Drexel Law Review, Forthcoming, Penn State Law Research Paper No. 26-2012
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 07 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2013
Larry Catá Backer and Bret Stancil
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law and University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 66 (419,648)

Abstract:

Loading...

internaitonalization, legal education, globalization, law schools, pedagogy, transnational law, colonialism, markets

111.

'Order, Discipline and Exigency': Cuba's VIth Party Congress, the Lineamientos (Guidelines) and Structural Change in Education, Sport and Culture?

Consortium for Peace and Ethics Working Paper No. 2011-2
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 08 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2011
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 64 (426,317)

Abstract:

Loading...

education, cuba, command economy, culture, sport, economic reform, communist party, lineamientos, 6th Party Congress

112.

Lawyers Are Not Algorithms: Sustainability, Corruption, and the Role of the Lawyer in Institutional Frameworks and Corporate Transactions

Legal Ethics 23:-- (2020)
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 09 Jul 2020
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 62 (433,182)

Abstract:

Loading...

legal ethics; sustainability; corruption; compliance; lawyer agency; moral agency; reporting; due diligence word

113.

From the Social to the Human Rights of Labor: Reflections on the Universal Declaration of Human Rights Art. 23, the ILO, and Working Rights Principles

Coalition for Peace and Ethics, Working Paper NO. 2/1, February 2019
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 11 Feb 2019
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 62 (433,182)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

labor rights, human rights, ILO, trafficking child labor, slavery, forced labor, Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights, right to work

114.

From a 'Two Thrust Approach' to a 'Two Sword One Thrust Strategy' to Combat Criminal Corruption: Government Enforcement of Compliance and Oversight by Sovereign Investors

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 19 Sep 2017
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 61 (436,700)

Abstract:

Loading...

China, corruption, bribery, prosecutorial discretion, sovereign wealth funds, compliance, disclosure, Norway

115.

The Algorithms of Ideology in Economic Planning: A Critical Look at Cuba's National Economic and Social Development Plan 2030, with a Focus on the Pharma Sector

ASCE Conference July 2017, Penn State Law Research Paper No. 17-2017
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 24 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 12 Sep 2017
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 61 (436,700)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Loading...

pharmaseutical industry, cuba, foreign direct investment, SOE, central planning, marxist models, markets

116.

Popular Consultation and Referendum in the Making of Contemporary Cuban Socialist Democracy Practice and Constitutional Theory

University of Miami International & Comparative Law Review, Vol. 27, 2020
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 22 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2019
Larry Catá Backer and Flora Sapio
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law and Independent
Downloads 55 (458,599)

Abstract:

Loading...

constitutionalism, referendum, Marxist-Leninism, Cuba, Constitutional Reform, democracy

117.

Systemic Constraints and the Human Rights Obligations of States and State Owned Enterprises

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 14 Jan 2019
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 52 (470,162)

Abstract:

Loading...

state owned enterprises (SOE), sovereign immunity, multinational enterprises, China, OECD, human rights, Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights, supply chains

118.

The 'Cri de Jessup' Sixty Years Later: Transnational Law’s Intangible Objects and Abstracted Frameworks Beyond Nation, Enterprise, and Law

Forthcoming, Peer Zumbansen (ed.), Jessup’s Bold Proposal. Critical Engagements with Transnational Law (Cambridge UP, 2019) , Coalition for Peace & Ethics Working Paper 3/1 (March 2019)
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 05 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2019
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 48 (486,478)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

transnational Law, Jessup, transnational enterprises, human rights, legal pluralism, CSR

119.

The Metamorphosis of COVID-19: State, Society, Law, Analytics

Emancipating the Mind: Bulletin of the Coalition for Peace & Ethics Vol 15 Issue 2 (Forthcoming 2020)
Number of pages: 92 Posted: 16 Dec 2020
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 47 (490,866)

Abstract:

Loading...

COVID-19, pandemic, data governance, AI, poverty, international relations

120.

Bannermen and Heralds: The Identity of Flags; the Ensigns of Identity

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 03 Mar 2020
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 46 (495,204)

Abstract:

Loading...

globalization, flags, identity, nationalism, textual interpretation, symbolism, politics, revolutions

121.

Commentary on the New Charity Undertakings Law: Socialist Modernization Through Collective Organizations

The China Non Profit Law Review (Tsinghua University), 2016
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 26 Oct 2016
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 45 (499,683)

Abstract:

Loading...

charity Law, China, Foreign NGOs, civil society, Marxist Leninism, Chinese COmmunist Party

122.

The Semiotics of Consent and the American Law Institute’s Reform of the Model Penal Code’s Sexual Assault Provisions

Coimbra Journal for Legal Studies 1(1) 2020
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 11 Jan 2021
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 44 (504,146)

Abstract:

Loading...

Sexual Assault, ALI, Consent, Semiotics, Regulation, Risk, Criminal Law

123.

The Weak Underbelly of Business and Human Rights: Reflections on the 8th U.N. Forum on Business and Human Rights

Emancipating the Mind in the New Era: Bulletin of the Coalition for Peace & Ethics Vol. 15 Issue 1 (2020)
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 11 Jun 2020
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 42 (513,170)

Abstract:

Loading...

Business and human rights, UN Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights, Private law, International Law, globalization, CSR

124.

Socialist Constitutional Democracy in the Age of Accountability (问责时代的社会主义宪制民主)

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 26 Nov 2018
Larry Catá Backer and Miaoqiang Dai 戴苗强
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law and Pennsylvania State University
Downloads 40 (527,465)

Abstract:

Loading...

Socialist Consultative Democracy, Accountability, Democratic Centralism, Leninism, Democracy, Voting, United Front, China

125.

Black Hand [黑手]/ Red List [红名单]: China, Law and the Foreigner; Mutual Engagements on a Global Scale

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 20 Sep 2019
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 33 (558,488)

Abstract:

Loading...

china, reform and opening up, socialist modernization, capacity building, great firewall

126.

Trust Platforms: The Digitalization of Corporate Governance and the Transformation of Trust in Polycentric Space

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 30 Aug 2021
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 28 (587,237)

Abstract:

Loading...

platforms, digitalization, trust, corporate governance, accountability, compliance, polycentricity, transparency

127.

The EU to the Rescue of the Cuban Economy? the Political Dialogue and Cooperation Agreement (PDCA) and the State of Cuba-EU Economic Relations

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 12 May 2021 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2021
Larry Catá Backer and Rafael Velázquez Pérez
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law and Universidad de Holguín
Downloads 28 (593,411)

Abstract:

Loading...

Cuba, BITs, trade, human rights

128.

‘Un Somaro Piumato’--Rethinking the Scope and Nature of State Liability for Acts of their Commercial Instrumentalities: State Owned Enterprises and State-Owner Liability in the Post-Global

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 24 Jul 2021
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 14 (684,931)

Abstract:

Loading...

sovereign immunity, state owned enterprises, globalization, corporate social responsibility, human rights, supply chain, due diligence

129.

Entangling the Legalities of Utopia: New Terrains of Entanglement among Traditional and Data Driven Social Credit Governance

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 04 Mar 2021
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 11 (708,364)

Abstract:

Loading...

social credit, institutional law, comparative law, legality, soft law, state, governance, big data

130.

La Debida Diligencia en las Universidades (Human Rights Due Diligence in the University)

Retos y Desafíos de las Empresas y los Derechos Humanos (Carolina Olarte-Báceres, Catalina Irisarri Boada y Laura Arenas Peralta, eds.) Será publicado por la Pontificia Universidad Javeriana y Grupo Editorial Ibañez (ISBN 978-958-749-000-0) (esperado 2019)
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 23 Jul 2019
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law
Downloads 11 (708,364)

Abstract:

Loading...

human rights, Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights, Principios rectores, universities, universidades, derechos humanos

131.

Regulating Multinational Corporations — Trends, Challenges and Opportunities

Brown Journal of World Affairs, Forthcoming
Posted: 05 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2015
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law

Abstract:

Loading...

multinational corporations, corporate social responsibility, international taxation, governance, bilateral investment regimes, foreign direct investment

132.

Philanthropy and the Character of the Public Research University — The Intersections of Private Giving, Institutional Autonomy, and Shared Governance

Facilitating Higher Education Growth through Fundraising and Philanthropy H. C. Alphin Jr., J. Lavine, S. E. Stark & A.Hocke (eds.) (Hershey, PA: IGI Global, 2015 Forthcoming)
Posted: 07 Jul 2015
Larry Catá Backer and Nabih Haddad
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law and Michigan State University - College of Education

Abstract:

Loading...

philanthropy, university, shared governance, charities, education finance

133.

Race, 'the Race', and the Republic: Re-Conceiving Judicial Authority After Bush v. Gore

Posted: 17 Nov 2004
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law

Abstract:

Loading...

Constitutional law, jurisprudence, race, judicial activism

134.

The Revenge Revolt: The Supreme Court Moves Towards National Parliamentary Supremacy, and the Remaking of the American Federal System

Posted: 20 Apr 2001
Larry Catá Backer
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law

Abstract:

Loading...

constitutional law, federalism, states rights, jurisdiction, political theory