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Beyond sweatshops : foreign direct investment and globalization in developing countries

Author: Theodore H Moran
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In Beyond Sweatshops, Theodore Moran shows how the dangers associated with FDI can be avoided and the globalization process turned into a win-win outcome for workers and communities in both developed and developing countries." "Moran begins his analysis by examining the perils and the benefits of FDI in export-oriented, labor-intensive industries where sweatshop-type conditions frequently occur. He contrasts plants
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Theodore H Moran
ISBN: 0815706162 9780815706168 0815706154 9780815706151
OCLC Number: 49260280
Description: v, 196 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreign direct investment in low-wage, low-skill activities --
Improving the treatment of workers at the bottom by providing a path up from below --
Core standards for the treatment of workers around the world --
WTO-based enforcement of core labor standards --
Voluntary mechanisms for improving the treatment of workers --
Using foreign investment to shape host-country development --
The impact of outward investment on the home economy of the investor.
Responsibility: Theodore H. Moran.

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Images of sweatshop labor in developing countries have rallied opponents of globalization against foreign direct investment (FDI). The controversy is most acute over the treatment of low-skilled  Read more...

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