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Unmaking the global sweatshop : health and safety of the world's garment workers / edited by Rebecca Prentice and Geert De Neve

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Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2017]
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©2017

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1 online resource (viii, 289 pages) : illustrations
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Pennsylvania studies in human rights
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Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Print version record.
Contents
Introduction: Rethinking Garment Worker's Health and Safety -- Part I. The Rise and Fall of Labor Standards -- 1. Sweatshops and the Search for Solutions, Yesterday and Today -- 2. Voluntary Versus Binding Forms of Regulation in Global Production Networks: Exploring the Paradoxes of Partnership in the European Anti-Sweatshop Movement -- 3. Sourcing Ethical Fashion for Collegiate Apparel: School House Lessons in Business and Ethics -- Part II. From Structures to Actors, and Back -- 4. Capital over Labor: Health and Safety in Export Processing Zone Garment Production since 1947 -- 5. Discourses of Compensation and the Normalization of Negligence: The Experience of the Tazreen Factory Fire -- 6. Garment Sweatshop Regimes, the Laboring Body, and the Externalization of Social Responsibility over Health and Safety Provisions -- Part III. Rethinking Health as Well-Being at Work and Home -- 7. Limited Leave? Clinical Provisioning and Healthy Bodies in Sri Lanka's Apparel Sector -- 8. Toward Meaningful Health and Safety Measures: Stigma and the Devaluation of Garment Work in Sri Lanka's Global Factories -- 9. Beyond Building Safety: An Ethnographic Account of Health and Well-Being on the Bangladesh Garment Shop Floor -- Afterword: Politics After Rana Plaza.
Summary
Unmaking the Global Sweatshop gathers the work of leading anthropologists and ethnographers studying the global garment industry's impact on workers' well-being and examines the relationship between the politics of labor and initiatives to protect workers' health and safety.
Language
In English.
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JSTOR
Subject
Clothing workers -- Health and hygiene.
Sweatshops.
Clothing factories -- Safety measures.
Clothing trade.
Industrial safety.
Employee rights.
Occupational Health
Travailleurs du vêtement -- Santé et hygiène.
Sweating-system.
Ateliers de confection -- Sécurité -- Mesures.
Sécurité du travail.
Personnel -- Droits.
sweatshops.
occupational safety.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Labor.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Labor & Industrial Relations.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Human Rights.
Clothing factories -- Safety measures
Clothing trade
Clothing workers -- Health and hygiene
Employee rights
Industrial safety
Sweatshops
Added Author
Prentice, Rebecca, editor.
Neve, Geert de, editor.
Other Form:
Print version: Unmaking the global sweatshop. Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2017] 0812249399 9780812249392 (OCoLC)980494549
ISBN
9780812294316 (electronic book)
0812294319 (electronic book)
9780812249392
0812249399
Standard No.
10.9783/9780812294316 doi