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Luinstra, Amy

Towards Better Work

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Arianna Rossi, Amy Luinstra, John Pickles

2. Re-embedding the Market: Global Apparel Value Chains, Governance and Decent Work
Frederick Mayer, John Pickles

3. Economic and Social Upgrading of Developing Countries in the Global Apparel Sector: Insights from Using a Parsimonious Measurement Approach
Thomas Bernhardt

4. How ‘Fair’ Are Wage Practices along the Supply Chain? A Global Assessment
Daniel Vaughan-Whitehead

5. Regulating the ‘Wage Effort Bargain’ in Outsourced Apparel Production: Towards a Model
Doug Miller

6. What Does ‘Fast Fashion’ Mean for Workers? Apparel Production in Morocco and Romania
Leonhard Plank, Arianna Rossi, Cornelia Staritz

7. Voting with Their Feet? Explaining High Turnover and Low Productivity in the Lao Garment Sector
Richard Record, Stephanie Kuttner, Kabmanivanh Phouxay

8. Vulnerable Workers and Labour Standards (Non-)Compliance in Global Production Networks: Home-Based Child Labour in Delhi’s Garment Sector
Resmi Bhaskaran, Dev Nathan, Nicola Phillips, Upendranadh Choragudi

9. Workers’ Perceptions of Compliance with Labour Standards: Assessing Opportunities and Challenges for Better Work in Lesotho’s Apparel Sector
Kelly Pike, Shane Godfrey

10. Workers’ Agency and Power Relations in Cambodia’s Garment Industry
Dennis Arnold

11. Factory Decisions to Become Noncompliant with Labour Standards: Evidence from Better Factories Cambodia
Drusilla Brown, Rajeev Dehejia, Raymond Robertson

12. Towards Better Work in Central America: Nicaragua and the CAFTA Context
Jennifer Bair, Gary Gereffi

13. Conclusions
Arianna Rossi, Amy Luinstra, John Pickles

Keywords: Economics, Economic Policy, Labor Economics, Development Economics, Industrial Organization, Development Studies, Social Choice/Welfare Economics/Public Choice

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Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2014
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Advances in Labour Studies
Page amount
338 pages
Category
Economy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137377548
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-47798-2

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