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Corporate responsibility and labour rights: codes of conduct in the global economy

Author: Jenkins, Rhys ; Pearson, Ruth ; Seyfang, GillPublisher: Earthscan, 2002.Language: EnglishDescription: 232 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 1853839310Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Includes bibliographical references and index


Corporate Responsibility and Labour Rights Codes of Conduct in the Global Economy Contents Acronyms and abbreviations List of figures, tables and boxes Contributors Preface -- Richard Howitt MEP v viii x xiii Chapter 1 Introduction -- Rhys Jenkins, Ruth Pearson and Gill Seyfang PART ONE: CODES OF CONDUCT AND GLOBAL DEREGULATION Chapter 2 The political economy of codes of conduct -- Rhys Jenkins Chapter 3 Labour rights/corporate responsibilities: the role of ILO labour standards -- Jill Murray Chapter 4 'I'll tell you what I want ...': women workers and codes of conduct -- Ruth Pearson and Gill Seyfang Chapter 5 Mapping codes through the value chain: from researcher to detective -- Stephanie Barrientos 1 13 31 43 61 PART TWO: CODES OF CONDUCT -- PERSPECTIVES FROM STAKEHOLDERS IN THE GLOBAL PRODUCTION CHAINS Stakeholder perspectives Chapter 6 Beyond codes: lessons from the Pentland experience -- Lesley Roberts Chapter 7 The international trade union movement and the new codes of conduct -- Dwight W Justice Chapter 8 The emperor's new clothes: what codes mean for workers in the garment industry -- Linda Shaw and Angela Hale Chapter 9 Can codes of conduct help home-based workers? -- Lucy Brill 79 90 101 113 iv Corporate Responsibility and Labour Rights Regional perspectives Chapter 10 `Made in China': rules and regulations versus codes of conduct in the toy sector ­ Alice Kwan and Stephen Frost Chapter 11 The contradictions in codes: the Sri Lankan experience ­ Kelly Dent Chapter 12 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 and Jane Turner 124 135 146 160 Chapter 13 The fox guarding the chicken coop: garment industry monitoring in Los Angeles ­ Laura Dubinsky Practical issues in developing and implementing codes Chapter 14 Working with codes: perspectives from the Clean Clothes Campaign ­ Nina Ascoly and Ineke Zeldenrust Chapter 15 ETI: a multi-stakeholder approach ­ Mick Blowfield Chapter 16 Monitoring the monitors: a critique of third-party labour monitoring ­ Dara O'Rourke Chapter 17 Code monitoring in the informal Fair Trade sector: the experience of Oxfam GB ­ Rachel Wilshaw Appendix I Useful web sites Index 172 184 196 209 222 224

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