Behind the Label

Behind the Label

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Reveals how foreign investors have reaped great harvests under China's 'celebrated' economic reforms unleased in the early eighties, while workers' rights have been flouted. Shows how factories in China operate behind a veil of secrecy a are part of a growing subcontracting network. Many Americans are not even aware of where their garments are being produced or what the human rights conditions are. Names the specific companies that are involved in this abusive trade by contracting production in China. Appendices list resource groups, company profiles/working conditions, companies' contract information, imprisoned unionists, etc.If you have the money to pay for it, you can access these PIERS records tracking import shipments, for example which American apparel companies are importing how many pounds of clothing from China. As they stand now, these PIERSanbsp;...

Title:Behind the Label
Author:Charles Kernaghan
Publisher:DIANE Publishing - 1998


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