Legal responsibility in an entangled world

Eckert, Julia; Knöpfel, Laura (2020). Legal responsibility in an entangled world. Journal of Legal Anthropology, 4(2), pp. 1-16. Berghahn 10.3167/jla.2020.040201

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Responsibility and accountability in entangled global relations
are negotiated across jurisdictional boundaries, localities and scales of
legality. In this special issue, we trace struggles for corporate accountability
from extraction sites in Ecuador, Colombia and Peru to an abandoned
asbestos factory in Italy. We enquire into the gap between the legal institutions
which govern attributions of responsibility in procedural, tort
and corporate laws, lived experiences of harm connected to transnational
business activities and moral expectations of responsibility in global relations.
In the struggles for justice discussed in this special issue, we detect
potential ways of rethinking ascription

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

03 Faculty of Business, Economics and Social Sciences > Social Sciences > Institute of Political Science
06 Faculty of Humanities > Department of Art and Cultural Studies > Institute of Social Anthropology

UniBE Contributor:

Eckert, Julia

Subjects:

300 Social sciences, sociology & anthropology > 320 Political science
300 Social sciences, sociology & anthropology

ISSN:

1758-9584

Publisher:

Berghahn

Language:

English

Submitter:

Anja Julienne Wohlgemuth

Date Deposited:

02 Feb 2021 16:36

Last Modified:

02 Feb 2021 16:36

Publisher DOI:

10.3167/jla.2020.040201

Uncontrolled Keywords:

Legal responsibility; global capitalism; corporate accountability; mobilisation of law; juridification

BORIS DOI:

10.7892/boris.150995

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/150995

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