Sweatshop superpowers? Working conditions in south east Asia

Leggett, Chris (1997) Sweatshop superpowers? Working conditions in south east Asia. In: Costa, Michael, and Hearn, Mark, (eds.) Reforming Australia's Unions: Insights from Southland Magazine. Lloyd Ross Forum . Federation Press, Sydney, pp. 152-159.

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Chris Leggett argues that the very success of industrialization is likely to lead to an improvement in working conditions in South east Asia, although the next generation of industrialising countries - Indonesia, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia - are likely to attract investors attracted by cheap labour. Dickensian conditions can be expected to proliferate.

Item ID: 23317
Item Type: Book Chapter (Non-Research)
ISBN: 978-1-86287-248-6
Keywords: labour standards, Southeast Asia
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First published in Southland Magazine No 2, Winter 1993.

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