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Corporate responsibility and labour rights : codes of conduct in the global economy

Author: Rhys Owen Jenkins; Ruth Pearson; Gill Seyfang
Publisher: London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan, 2002.
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The emergence of voluntary corporate codes of conduct since the early 1990s is both a manifestation of and a response to the process of globalization. They have been part of a more general shift away from state regulation of transnational corporations towards corporate self-regulation in the areas of labour and environmental standards and human rights. This work provides a critical perspective on the growth and  Read more...
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Corporate responsibility and labour rights.
London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan, 2002
(DLC) 2002011681
(OCoLC)50243760
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rhys Owen Jenkins; Ruth Pearson; Gill Seyfang
ISBN: 9781849770880 1849770883 9781136568893 1136568891 1280475846 9781280475849 1417542691 9781417542697
OCLC Number: 654485000
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 232 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction / Rhys Jenkins, Ruth Pearson, Gill Seyfang --
Codes of conduct and global deregulation. The political economy of codes of conduct / Rhys Jenkins --
Labour rights/corporate responsibilities : the role of ILO labour standards / Jill Murray --
'I'll tell you what i want ... ' : women workers and codes of conduct / Ruth Pearson, Gill Seyfang --
Mapping codes through the value chain : from researcher to detective / Stephanie Barrientos --
Codes of conduct : perspectives from stakeholders in the global production chains. Beyond codes : lessons from the Pentland experience / Lesley Roberts --
The international trade union movement and the new codes of conduct / Dwight Justice --
The emperor's new clothes : what codes mean for workers in the garment industry / Linda Shaw, Angela Hale --
Can codes of conduct help home based workers? / Lucy Brill --
Regional perspectives. 'Made in China' : rules and regulations versus codes of conduct in the toy sector / Alice Kwan, Stephen Frost --
The contradictions in codes : the Sri Lankan experience / Kelly Dent --
The potential of codes as part of women's organizations' strategies for promoting the rights of women workers : a Central America perspective / Marina Prieto, Angela Hadjipateras, Jane Turner --
The fox guarding the chicken coop : monitoring garment production in Los Angeles / Laura Dubinsky --
Practical issues in developing and implementing codes. Working with codes : perspectives from the clean clothes campaign / Nina Ascoly, Ineke Zeldenrust --
ETI : a multi-stakeholder approach / Mick Blowfield --
Monitoring the monitors : a critique of third-party labour monitoring / Dara O'Rourke --
Code monitoring in the informal Fair Trade sector : the experience of Oxfam GN / Rachel Wilshaw.
Other Titles: Corporate responsibility and labor rights
Corporate responsibility & labour rights
Responsibility: edited by Rhys Jenkins, Ruth Pearson and Gill Seyfang.

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