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The Resource Advocacy across borders : NGOs, anti-sweatshop activism and the global garment industry, Shae Garwood

Advocacy across borders : NGOs, anti-sweatshop activism and the global garment industry, Shae Garwood

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Advocacy across borders : NGOs, anti-sweatshop activism and the global garment industry
Title
Advocacy across borders
Title remainder
NGOs, anti-sweatshop activism and the global garment industry
Statement of responsibility
Shae Garwood
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The clothing and textile industry employs nearly 30 million people worldwide, mostly in Asia and Central America. Workers frequently face long hours, inadequate wages, harassment and abuse. While some resist such conditions by joining labor unions, many are prevented from doing so or find it difficult to adjust to transitory manufacturers. Because of these challenges, garment workers have reached out to allies across political borders in order to apply more pressure on garment manufacturers. The transnational anti-sweatshop network is at a critical stage in its development and is due for serio
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1974-
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Garwood, Shae
Dewey number
338.8/8787
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Anti-sweatshop movement
  • Clothing trade
  • Non-governmental organizations
Label
Advocacy across borders : NGOs, anti-sweatshop activism and the global garment industry, Shae Garwood
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Cover; Contents; Tables and Figures; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations and Acronyms; Introduction: NGOs and advocacy networks as transnational political actors; NGOs and their networks in international relations; NGOs, networks, and social movements; NGOs and world civic politics; Northern-based NGOs and advocacy; NGOs as rooted cosmopolitans; Methods and sources; Organization of the book; 1. Political economy of the garment industry; Globalization and changing sites of production; Garment industry politics and markets; Impacts on workers; Global financial crisis; Conclusion
Control code
ocn781840988
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 235 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781565494565
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)781840988
Label
Advocacy across borders : NGOs, anti-sweatshop activism and the global garment industry, Shae Garwood
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Cover; Contents; Tables and Figures; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations and Acronyms; Introduction: NGOs and advocacy networks as transnational political actors; NGOs and their networks in international relations; NGOs, networks, and social movements; NGOs and world civic politics; Northern-based NGOs and advocacy; NGOs as rooted cosmopolitans; Methods and sources; Organization of the book; 1. Political economy of the garment industry; Globalization and changing sites of production; Garment industry politics and markets; Impacts on workers; Global financial crisis; Conclusion
Control code
ocn781840988
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 235 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781565494565
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)781840988

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