skip to content
Can we put an end to sweatshops? Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Can we put an end to sweatshops?

Author: Archon Fung; Dara O'Rourke; Charles F Sabel; Joshua Cohen; Joel Rogers
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : Beacon Press, ©2001.
Series: New democracy forum.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
"Knowing that information about the conditions of workers around the world can influence what consumers buy and what governments regulate, Dara O'Rourke, Archon Fung, and Charles Sabel argue that making such information widely available is the best way to improve conditions. Although watchdog agencies monitor workplaces and press corporations to raise labor standards, these agencies are not enough; only coordinated  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Archon Fung; Dara O'Rourke; Charles F Sabel; Joshua Cohen; Joel Rogers
ISBN: 0807047155 9780807047156
OCLC Number: 47238894
Description: xiv, 98 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: A better mousetrap? / Robin Broad --
Some up, some down / Pranab Bardhan --
Wishful thinking / Mark Levinson --
The view from the tropics / Kaushik Basu --
Unions and the state / David Moberg --
Educating workers / Heather White --
Human development / Guy Standing --
Monetize labor practices / Ian Ayres.
Series Title: New democracy forum.
Responsibility: Archon Fung, Dara O'Rourke, and Charles Sabel ; foreword by Medea Benjamin ; edited by Joshua Cohen and Joel Rogers for Boston Review.
More information:

Abstract:

"Knowing that information about the conditions of workers around the world can influence what consumers buy and what governments regulate, Dara O'Rourke, Archon Fung, and Charles Sabel argue that making such information widely available is the best way to improve conditions. Although watchdog agencies monitor workplaces and press corporations to raise labor standards, these agencies are not enough; only coordinated action by consumers, monitors, unions, and nongovernmental organizations will threaten profits and force those who own corporations to care about the lives of those who work for them. Activists, scholars, and officials of the International Labor Organization and the World Bank respond to this provocative and hopeful proposal."--Jacket.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/47238894> # Can we put an end to sweatshops?
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
   library:oclcnum "47238894" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/mau> ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6326126#Place/boston_mass> ; # Boston, Mass.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6326126#Topic/industrie_manufacturiere_personnel_pays_en_voie_de_developpement> ; # Industrie manufacturière--Personnel--Pays en voie de développement
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6326126#Topic/investissements_etrangers_politique_publique_pays_en_voie_de_developpement> ; # Investissements étrangers--Politique publique--Pays en voie de développement
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/331.25/e21/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6326126#Topic/investissements_etrangers_aspect_moral_pays_en_voie_de_developpement> ; # Investissements étrangers--Aspect moral--Pays en voie de développement
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1139991> ; # Sweatshops
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6326126#Topic/commerce_exterieur_et_emploi_pays_de_l_ocde> ; # Commerce extérieur et emploi--Pays de l'OCDE
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1139993> ; # Sweatshops--Prevention
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6326126#Topic/sweatshops_prevention> ; # Sweatshops--Prevention
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/108553246> ; # Joel Rogers
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/46883513> ; # Joshua Cohen
   schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6326126#Person/o_rourke_dara> ; # Dara O'Rourke
   schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6326126#Person/sabel_charles_f> ; # Charles F. Sabel
   schema:copyrightYear "2001" ;
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/115194860> ; # Archon Fung
   schema:datePublished "2001" ;
   schema:description "A better mousetrap? / Robin Broad -- Some up, some down / Pranab Bardhan -- Wishful thinking / Mark Levinson -- The view from the tropics / Kaushik Basu -- Unions and the state / David Moberg -- Educating workers / Heather White -- Human development / Guy Standing -- Monetize labor practices / Ian Ayres."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/6326126> ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6326126#Series/new_democracy_forum> ; # New democracy forum.
   schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6326126#Series/new_democracy_forum_series> ; # New democracy forum series
   schema:name "Can we put an end to sweatshops?"@en ;
   schema:productID "47238894" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/47238894#PublicationEvent/boston_mass_beacon_press_2001> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6326126#Agent/beacon_press> ; # Beacon Press
   schema:reviews <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/47238894#Review/1419674668> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780807047156> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/47238894> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6326126#Person/o_rourke_dara> # Dara O'Rourke
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "O'Rourke" ;
   schema:givenName "Dara" ;
   schema:name "Dara O'Rourke" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6326126#Person/sabel_charles_f> # Charles F. Sabel
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Sabel" ;
   schema:givenName "Charles F." ;
   schema:name "Charles F. Sabel" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6326126#Series/new_democracy_forum> # New democracy forum.
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
   schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/47238894> ; # Can we put an end to sweatshops?
   schema:name "New democracy forum." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6326126#Series/new_democracy_forum_series> # New democracy forum series
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
   schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/47238894> ; # Can we put an end to sweatshops?
   schema:name "New democracy forum series" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6326126#Topic/commerce_exterieur_et_emploi_pays_de_l_ocde> # Commerce extérieur et emploi--Pays de l'OCDE
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Commerce extérieur et emploi--Pays de l'OCDE"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6326126#Topic/industrie_manufacturiere_personnel_pays_en_voie_de_developpement> # Industrie manufacturière--Personnel--Pays en voie de développement
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Industrie manufacturière--Personnel--Pays en voie de développement"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6326126#Topic/investissements_etrangers_aspect_moral_pays_en_voie_de_developpement> # Investissements étrangers--Aspect moral--Pays en voie de développement
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Investissements étrangers--Aspect moral--Pays en voie de développement"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6326126#Topic/investissements_etrangers_politique_publique_pays_en_voie_de_developpement> # Investissements étrangers--Politique publique--Pays en voie de développement
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Investissements étrangers--Politique publique--Pays en voie de développement"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1139991> # Sweatshops
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Sweatshops"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1139993> # Sweatshops--Prevention
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Sweatshops--Prevention"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/108553246> # Joel Rogers
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1952" ;
   schema:familyName "Rogers" ;
   schema:givenName "Joel" ;
   schema:name "Joel Rogers" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/115194860> # Archon Fung
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1968" ;
   schema:familyName "Fung" ;
   schema:givenName "Archon" ;
   schema:name "Archon Fung" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/46883513> # Joshua Cohen
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1951" ;
   schema:familyName "Cohen" ;
   schema:givenName "Joshua" ;
   schema:name "Joshua Cohen" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780807047156>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0807047155" ;
   schema:isbn "9780807047156" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/47238894#Review/1419674668>
    a schema:Review ;
   schema:itemReviewed <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/47238894> ; # Can we put an end to sweatshops?
   schema:reviewBody ""Knowing that information about the conditions of workers around the world can influence what consumers buy and what governments regulate, Dara O'Rourke, Archon Fung, and Charles Sabel argue that making such information widely available is the best way to improve conditions. Although watchdog agencies monitor workplaces and press corporations to raise labor standards, these agencies are not enough; only coordinated action by consumers, monitors, unions, and nongovernmental organizations will threaten profits and force those who own corporations to care about the lives of those who work for them. Activists, scholars, and officials of the International Labor Organization and the World Bank respond to this provocative and hopeful proposal."--Jacket." ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.