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Monitoring Sweatshops Workers, Consumers, and The

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ISBN-10: 1592132561

ISBN-13: 9781592132560

Edition: 2004

Authors: Jill Esbenshade

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The relationships between workers, businesses & government are changing. Jill Esbenshade examines the new voluntary workplace monitoring initiative in the U.S., the different approaches used by various firms, & the increasing pressure on American companies to introduce self monitoring overseas.
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Book details

List price: $30.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Temple University Press
Publication date: 6/9/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.70" tall
Weight: 1.474
Language: English

Jill Esbenshade is Assistant Professor of Sociology at San Diego State University.

Introduction: Monitoring, Sweatshops, and Labor Relations
The Rise and Fall of the Social Contract in the Apparel Industry
The Social-Accountability Contract
Private Monitoring in Practice
Weaknesses and Conflicts in Private Monitoring
The Development of International Monitoring
Examining International Codes of Conduct and Monitoring Efforts
The Struggle for Independent Monitoring
Conclusion: Workers, Consumers, and Independent Monitoring
Confessions of a Sweatshop Monitor
Research Methods
List of Interviews
Acronyms and Abbreviations