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Assessing the Feasibility of a Business and Human Rights Treaty. / McConnell, Lee.

In: International and Comparative Law Quarterly, Vol. 66, No. 1, 01.2017, p. 143-180.

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McConnell, L 2017, 'Assessing the Feasibility of a Business and Human Rights Treaty', International and Comparative Law Quarterly, vol. 66, no. 1, pp. 143-180. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0020589316000476

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McConnell, Lee. / Assessing the Feasibility of a Business and Human Rights Treaty. In: International and Comparative Law Quarterly. 2017 ; Vol. 66, No. 1. pp. 143-180.

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