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Has Private Regulation Improved Labor Practices in Global Supply Chains?: An Empirical Examination

Jinsun Bae

in Private Regulation of Labor Standards in Global Supply Chains: Problems, Progress, and Prospects

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501754517
eISBN:
9781501754548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501754517.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

This chapter evaluates whether private regulation has brought about meaningful and sustainable improvements in labor standards and the lives of workers. It first looks at overall progress in terms of ... More


Re-centering the State: Toward Place-conscious Transnational Governance?

Tim Bartley

in Rules without Rights: Land, Labor, and Private Authority in the Global Economy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198794332
eISBN:
9780191835841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794332.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Transnational private regulation has brought reforms to forests and factories but rarely of an empowering or transformative kind. This chapter draws out normative implications of the research in this ... More


Complementary or Functional Rival? Labour Regulation of Garment Industry Workers in Cambodia by Better Factories Cambodia

Shelley Marshall

in Living Wage: Regulatory Solutions to Informal and Precarious Work in Global Supply Chains

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198830351
eISBN:
9780191868610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830351.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

Chapter 7 explores the formalisation of the Cambodian garment industry and the factors that have shaped and constrained the effectiveness of the combination of the US–Cambodia Bilateral Textile ... More


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