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Power To Choose
     

Power To Choose

by Naila Kabeer
 

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ISBN-10: 1859842062

ISBN-13: 9781859842065

Pub. Date: 08/01/2002

Publisher: Verso Books

In this path-breaking study, social economist Naila Kabeer examines the lives of Bangladeshi garment workers in Bangladesh and Britain to shed light on the question of what constitutes “fair” competition in international trade. She argues that if the unhealthy coalition of multinationals and labor movements is truly seeking to improve the working

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In this path-breaking study, social economist Naila Kabeer examines the lives of Bangladeshi garment workers in Bangladesh and Britain to shed light on the question of what constitutes “fair” competition in international trade. She argues that if the unhealthy coalition of multinationals and labor movements is truly seeking to improve the working conditions for women and children in the “Third World,” as well as those of western workers, their efforts should be directed away from an attempt to impose labor standards and towards a support for the organization of labor rights. Any attempt to devise acceptable labor standards at an international level which takes no account of the forces of inclusion and exclusion with local labor movements is, she further argues, likely to represent the interests of the powerful at the expense of those of the weak.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781859842065
Publisher:
Verso Books
Publication date:
08/01/2002
Pages:
484
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.90(d)

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