Working conditions in south east Asia: sweatshop superpowers?

Leggett, Chris (1993) Working conditions in south east Asia: sweatshop superpowers? Southland Magazine, 2 (Winter). pp. 15-16.

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Western media reports of the immolation of nearly 200 poorly paid women workers in a toy factory in Thailand earlier this year reinforce a stereotype of sweatshop employment in Southeast Asia. There is much evidence to iustify such a view, particularly if the focus is on the more recently developing and less developed countries, such as Thailand and the Philippines.

Item ID: 17219
Item Type: Article (Non-Refereed Research)
ISSN: 1320-0259
Keywords: labour standards; working conditions; south east Asia
Date Deposited: 10 Oct 2012 05:58
FoR Codes: 15 COMMERCE, MANAGEMENT, TOURISM AND SERVICES > 1503 Business and Management > 150306 Industrial Relations @ 100%
SEO Codes: 91 ECONOMIC FRAMEWORK > 9104 Management and Productivity > 910401 Industrial Relations @ 100%
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