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Author Seidman, G.

Title Beyond the boycott : labor rights, human rights, and transnational activism / Gay W. Seidman
Published New York : Russell Sage Foundation, [2007]
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 176 pages)
Series American Sociological Association's Rose series in sociology
Rose series in sociology.
Contents Citizens, markets, and transnational labor activism -- Labor rights as human rights : regulation in the context of a "thinned" national state -- Monitoring multinationals : lessons from the anti-apartheid era -- Social labels, child labor, and monitoring in the Indian carpet industry -- Constructing a culture of compliance in Guatemala -- Citizenship at work
Notes A study of the impact of the Sullivan Code in South Africa, the Rugmark social labeling effort in the Indian handwoven carpet industry, and the COVERCO monitoring of the Guatemalan apparel industry
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 147-167) and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Employee rights -- Developing countries -- Case studies.
Human rights monitoring -- Developing countries -- Case studies.
International business enterprises -- Developing countries -- Management -- Case studies.
Labor movement -- Developing countries -- Case studies.
Social responsibility of business -- Developing countries -- Case studies.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1610444884 (electronic bk.)
9781610444880 (electronic bk.)
(alk. paper)
(alk. paper)
Other Titles Labor rights, human rights, and transnational activism