Workplace Human Rights

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Angels of the Workplace: Women and the Construction of Gender Relations in the Canadian Clothing Industry, 1890-1940
Steedman, Mercedes
Examines how the intricate weaving together of the meanings of class, gender, ethnicity, family, and the workplace created a job ghetto for women. Detailing the disparities between men and women in te...
Bangladesh's exploitation economy
Cyran, Olivier
Before the collapse of Rana Plaza, which killed over a thousand people, most of them textile workers, there was the fire that killed a hundred at the Tazreen factory. A major cause is western companie...
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Here to stay, here to fight: How Asians transformed the British working class
Prasad, Yuri
During the blisteringly hot summer of 1976 a group of Asian workers, predominantly women, walked out on strike at a small factory in north west London. Most were recently arrived migrants from Uganda,...
The No-Nonsense Guide to Fair Trade
Ransom, David
Ransom suggests that fair, environmentally-conscious trade is not only a viable alternative to unfair free trade, but that it is the way of the future.
Report from Dubai: Against The Current vol. 131
Francis, Vicky
Dubai — This gulf emirate is shaping up into a key tourist destination. For golf, luxury hotels and high-end shopping, it is firmly established as a key player in the Middle East region. Dubai’s geogr...

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Ethics and Gender: Equality in the newsroom, Brussels Declaration
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Brussels Declaraton on Ethics and Gender: Equality in the newsroom.