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Monitoring Sweatshops: Workers, Consumers, And The Global Apparel Industry

Jill Esbenshade
Published 2004 · Sociology

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Preface Acknowledgments Introduction: Monitoring, Sweatshops, and Labor Relations 1. The Rise and Fall of the Social Contract in the Apparel Industry 2. The Social-Accountability Contract 3. Private Monitoring in Practice 4. Weaknesses and Conflicts in Private Monitoring 5. The Development of International Monitoring 6. Examining International Codes of Conduct and Monitoring Efforts 7. The Struggle for Independent Monitoring Conclusion: Workers, Consumers, and Independent Monitoring Appendix 1: Confessions of a Sweatshop Monitor by Joshua Samuel Brown Appendix 2: Research Methods Appendix 3: List of Interviews Appendix 4: Acronyms and Abbreviations Notes References Index

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