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Corporate Security Practices and Human Rights in West Papua

McKenna, Kylie

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This article explores the intersections between large extractive companies, security governance and human rights. It contributes to understandings of how extractive companies can influence human rights protection in their areas of operation. Drawing on a case study of West Papua, the article argues that extractive companies have important opportunities to promote human rights through their security practices. However the power of extractive companies to determine human rights outcomes is...[Show more]

dc.contributor.authorMcKenna, Kylie
dc.date.accessioned2015-12-08T22:35:40Z
dc.identifier.issn1467-8802
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/34962
dc.description.abstractThis article explores the intersections between large extractive companies, security governance and human rights. It contributes to understandings of how extractive companies can influence human rights protection in their areas of operation. Drawing on a case study of West Papua, the article argues that extractive companies have important opportunities to promote human rights through their security practices. However the power of extractive companies to determine human rights outcomes is limited by a variety of factors. Examples include: state narratives of nation-building, the financial interests of security personnel and the history of the company's involvement in the area.
dc.publisherCarfax Publishing, Taylor & Francis Group
dc.sourceConflict, Security and Development
dc.titleCorporate Security Practices and Human Rights in West Papua
dc.typeJournal article
local.description.notesImported from ARIES
local.identifier.citationvolume15
dc.date.issued2015
local.identifier.absfor180119 - Law and Society
local.identifier.ariespublicationu3297900xPUB119
local.type.statusPublished Version
local.contributor.affiliationMcKenna, Kylie, College of Asia and the Pacific, ANU
local.description.embargo2037-12-31
local.bibliographicCitation.issue4
local.bibliographicCitation.startpage1
local.bibliographicCitation.lastpage27
local.identifier.doi.1080/14678802.2015.1071975
dc.date.updated2020-11-15T07:20:54Z
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