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Threads of Labour : Garment Industry Supply Chains From the Workers' Perspective

Author: Angela Hale; Jane Wills
Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2005
Series: Antipode book series
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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* Presents new empirical research by a network of garment workers' support organizations in ten different locations in Asia, Europe and Mexico. * Creates a blueprint for conducting worker-orientated  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Angela Hale; Jane Wills
ISBN: 9781405126380 1405126388
OCLC Number: 474709612
Description: 266 s
Contents: List of Illustrations. List of Tables. List of Boxes. Notes on Contributors. Acknowledgements. Abbreviations. 1 Threads of Labour in the Global Garment Industry (Jane Wills with Angela Hale). 2 The Changing Face of the Global Garment Industry (Jennifer Hurley with Doug Miller). 3 Organising and Networking in Support of Garment Workers (Angela Hale). 4 Action Research. Tracing the Threads of Labour in the Global Garment Industry (Jane Wills with Jennifer Hurley). 5 Unravelling the Web. Supply Chains and Workers' Lives in the Garment Industry (Jennifer Hurley). 6 Coming Undone. The Implications of Garment Industry Subcontracting for UK Workers (Camille Warren). 7 The Impact of Full-package Production in Mexico's Blue Jean Capital (Lynda Yanz with Bob Jeffcott). 8 Defending Workers' Rights in Subcontracted Workplaces (Rohini Hensman, Women Working Worldwide). 9 The Phase-out of the Multi-Fibre Arrangement from the Perspective of Workers (Angela Hale with Maggie Burns). 10 Conclusion (Angela Hale with Jane Will). References. Index.
Series Title: Antipode book series

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