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Private Ordering and Institutional Choice: Defining the Role of Multinational Corporations in Promoting Global Labor Standards

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Washington University Global Studies Law Review


Ian R. McNeil’s concept of relational contracting helped to transform our understanding of a contract from a mere exchange of promises to the creation of a relationship. Contracts are “relations among people who have exchanged, are exchanging, or expect to be exchanging in the future—in other words, exchange relations.”