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Author: Barbara Paleczny
Publisher: Waterloo : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2006.
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Barbara Paleczny, herself a daughter of garment workers, tugs at the threads of homeworking in the garment industry to reveal a low-wage strategy that rends the fabric of social integrity and exposes global trends. The resurgence of sweatshops affects the working poor in both first- and third-world countries. Paleczny assesses the responsibility of transnational retailers for unacceptable wages and working  Read more...
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Paleczny, Barbara.
Clothed in Integrity : Weaving Just Cultural Relations and the Garment Industry.
Waterloo : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, ©2006
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Paleczny
ISBN: 9780889206564 0889206562
OCLC Number: 753479565
Description: 1 online resource (387 pages)
Contents: Acknowledgements; Preface; Part I: Identifying Relations of Ruling and Solidarity; Part II: Constructing Feminist Socio-economic Ethics as Transformative Theology; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index.

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Barbara Paleczny, herself a daughter of garment workers, tugs at the threads of homeworking in the garment industry to reveal a low-wage strategy that rends the fabric of social integrity and exposes global trends. The resurgence of sweatshops affects the working poor in both first- and third-world countries. Paleczny assesses the responsibility of transnational retailers for unacceptable wages and working conditions and describes historic shifts in the global context of garment production. After exploring systemic causes of poverty, relevant policy setting, and ethical foundations, Paleczn.

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