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Corporate responsibility and labour rights [electronic resource] : codes of conduct in the global economy / edited by Rhys Jenkins, Ruth Pearson and Gill Seyfang.

Contributor(s): Jenkins, Rhys Owen, 1948- | Pearson, Ruth, 1945- | Seyfang, Gill, 1969-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan, 2002Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 232 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9781849770880 (electronic bk.); 1849770883 (electronic bk.).Other title: Corporate responsibility and labor rights | Corporate responsibility & labour rights [Cover title].Subject(s): Social responsibility of business | Industries -- Self-regulation | Industrial relations | Employee rights | Responsabilidad social en los negocios | Relaciones industriales | Derechos de los empleados | Entreprises -- Responsabilit�e sociale | Autor�egulation | Relations industrielles | Personnel -- Droits | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Training | Bedrijfsethiek | Arbeidsrecht | Gedragscodes | Internationale ondernemingen | Conditions de travail | Code de d�eontologie | Entreprise | Industrie manufacturi�ere | Droits des travailleurs | Responsabilit�e sociale | Relations de travail | Autor�egulation (Droit) | Weltwirtschaft | VerhaltenskodexGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Corporate responsibility and labour rights.DDC classification: 331.25/98 Other classification: 85.02 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Rhys Jenkins, Ruth Pearson, Gill Seyfang -- Codes of conduct and global deregulation. The political economy of codes of conduct / Rhys Jenkins -- Labour rights/corporate responsibilities : the role of ILO labour standards / Jill Murray -- 'I'll tell you what i want ... ' : women workers and codes of conduct / Ruth Pearson, Gill Seyfang -- Mapping codes through the value chain : from researcher to detective / Stephanie Barrientos -- Codes of conduct : perspectives from stakeholders in the global production chains. Beyond codes : lessons from the Pentland experience / Lesley Roberts -- The international trade union movement and the new codes of conduct / Dwight Justice -- The emperor's new clothes : what codes mean for workers in the garment industry / Linda Shaw, Angela Hale -- Can codes of conduct help home based workers? / Lucy Brill -- Regional perspectives. 'Made in China' : rules and regulations versus codes of conduct in the toy sector / Alice Kwan, Stephen Frost -- The contradictions in codes : the Sri Lankan experience / Kelly Dent -- The potential of codes as part of women's organizations' strategies for promoting the rights of women workers : a Central America perspective / Marina Prieto, Angela Hadjipateras, Jane Turner -- The fox guarding the chicken coop : monitoring garment production in Los Angeles / Laura Dubinsky -- Practical issues in developing and implementing codes. Working with codes : perspectives from the clean clothes campaign / Nina Ascoly, Ineke Zeldenrust -- ETI : a multi-stakeholder approach / Mick Blowfield -- Monitoring the monitors : a critique of third-party labour monitoring / Dara O'Rourke -- Code monitoring in the informal Fair Trade sector : the experience of Oxfam GN / Rachel Wilshaw.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction / Rhys Jenkins, Ruth Pearson, Gill Seyfang -- Codes of conduct and global deregulation. The political economy of codes of conduct / Rhys Jenkins -- Labour rights/corporate responsibilities : the role of ILO labour standards / Jill Murray -- 'I'll tell you what i want ... ' : women workers and codes of conduct / Ruth Pearson, Gill Seyfang -- Mapping codes through the value chain : from researcher to detective / Stephanie Barrientos -- Codes of conduct : perspectives from stakeholders in the global production chains. Beyond codes : lessons from the Pentland experience / Lesley Roberts -- The international trade union movement and the new codes of conduct / Dwight Justice -- The emperor's new clothes : what codes mean for workers in the garment industry / Linda Shaw, Angela Hale -- Can codes of conduct help home based workers? / Lucy Brill -- Regional perspectives. 'Made in China' : rules and regulations versus codes of conduct in the toy sector / Alice Kwan, Stephen Frost -- The contradictions in codes : the Sri Lankan experience / Kelly Dent -- The potential of codes as part of women's organizations' strategies for promoting the rights of women workers : a Central America perspective / Marina Prieto, Angela Hadjipateras, Jane Turner -- The fox guarding the chicken coop : monitoring garment production in Los Angeles / Laura Dubinsky -- Practical issues in developing and implementing codes. Working with codes : perspectives from the clean clothes campaign / Nina Ascoly, Ineke Zeldenrust -- ETI : a multi-stakeholder approach / Mick Blowfield -- Monitoring the monitors : a critique of third-party labour monitoring / Dara O'Rourke -- Code monitoring in the informal Fair Trade sector : the experience of Oxfam GN / Rachel Wilshaw.

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