The second case I would like to highlight briefly is the evolution of the anti-sweatshop movement
, documented by Evans and Anner, Eade, Compa, Braun and Gearhart, and others.
The books reviewed in this essay explore the results of the anti-sweatshop movement
and the extent to which multinational firms can successfully be used by labor rights activists to improve conditions in their host countries.
As a driving force behind the recent anti-sweatshop movement
in the United States, USAS has succeeded in bringing unjust labor practices into the national spotlight.
It may seem surprising to hear a business leader of Mr Jones's stature arguing for the same dismantling of barriers that are supported by the anti-sweatshop movement
but it is clearly more evident than ever it is in no one's interests to oppress swathes of people, and even whole countries by economic folly.
UNITE has been a leader in the global anti-sweatshop movement
Another important development influencing the AFL-CIO was the dramatic growth of the anti-sweatshop movement
on college campuses.
The core of Insurrection is a blow-by-blow account of five major strands of the global justice movement: the anti-sweatshop movement
, the campaign for dolphin-safe tuna, tobacco control efforts, the Free Burma solidarity campaign, and the conflict over global trade rules.
Since the mid-1990s, the anti-sweatshop movement
has gained a significant voice.
Unfortunately, just about the same can be said for the campus-based anti-sweatshop movement
, despite a decade of activism, including spirited protests against Nike, the Gap, and other brand name bullies.
Second, the Kathie Lee Gifford revelation on live television in 1996 to the effect that her clothing line was manufactured in Honduran sweatshops, and the subsequent revelations about the social and environmental conditions of production of Nike and Reebok athletic gear in Asia, spearheaded an aggressive and highly visible student/labor anti-sweatshop movement
to be addressed: Liza Featherstone and Agatha Schmaedick will be guest speakers Sunday at Mother Kali's Books, 720 E.
But 9 percent was considered a victory of sorts for the anti-sweatshop movement
, and Wal-Mart plans to meet in China with three people from the group that made the proposal to tout factories there.
Look at the student anti-sweatshop movement
, which has grown so dramatically just in the past couple of years.
You might, if you were following the anti-Nike and anti-sweatshop movement
in Indonesia and elsewhere in the late 1980s and 1990s.
In this context, campaigns such as the anti-sweatshop movement
of the 1990s emerged out of initiatives based in the North.