Towards Better Work

Understanding Labour in Apparel Global Value Chains
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ISBN-13:
9781137377548
Einband:
eBook
Seiten:
318
Autor:
A. Rossi
Serie:
Advances in Labour Studies
eBook Typ:
PDF
eBook Format:
eBook
Kopierschutz:
Adobe DRM [Hard-DRM]
Sprache:
Englisch
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Globalization of production has created opportunities and challenges for developing country producers and workers. This volume provides solutions-oriented approaches for promoting improved working conditions and labour rights in the apparel industry.
Introduction PART I 1. Re-embedding the Market: Global Apparel Value Chains, Governance and Decent Work; Frederick Mayer and John Pickles 2. Economic and Social Upgrading of Developing Countries in the Global Apparel Sector: Insights from Using a Parsimonious Measurement Approach; Thomas Bernhardt 3. How 'Fair' Are Wage Practices along the Supply Chain? A Global Assessment; Daniel Vaughan-Whitehead 4. Regulating the 'Wage Effort Bargain' in Outsourced Apparel Production: Towards a Model; Doug Miller PART II 5. What Does 'Fast Fashion' Mean for Workers?Apparel Production in Morocco and Romania; Leonhard Plank, Arianna Rossi and Cornelia Staritz 6. Voting with Their Feet? Explaining High Turnover and Low Productivity in the Lao Garment Sector; Richard Record, Stephanie Kuttner and Kabmanivanh Phouxay 7. Vulnerable Workers and Labour Standards (Non-)Compliance in Global Production Networks: Home-Based Child Labour in Delhi's Garment Sector; Resmi Bhaskaran, Dev Nathan, Nicola Phillips and C. Upendranadh 8. Workers' Perceptions of Compliance with Labour Standards: Assessing Opportunities and Challenges for Better Work in Lesotho's Apparel Sector; Kelly Pike and Shane Godfrey 9. Workers' Agency and Power Relations in Cambodia's Garment Industry; Dennis Arnold 10.Factory Decisions to Become Noncompliant with Labor Standards: Evidence from Better Factories Cambodia; Drusilla Brown, Rajeev Dehejia and Raymond Robertson 11.Towards Better Work in Central America: Nicaragua and the CAFTA Context; Jennifer Bair and Gary Gereffi Conclusions
Globalization of production has created opportunities and challenges for developing country producers and workers. This volume provides solutions-oriented approaches for promoting improved working conditions and labour rights in the apparel industry.

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