Clothed in Integrity

Clothed in Integrity

Weaving Just Cultural Relations and the Garment Industry

eBook - 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 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.
Publisher: Waterloo : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2006.
ISBN: 9780889206564
0889206562
Characteristics: 1 online resource (387 pages)

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