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factory where workers do piecework for poor pay and are prevented from forming unions

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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.
Many expect this to be another exciting chapter of the student-labor alliance during the anti-sweatshop movement.
A more hopeful face is the growing anti-sweatshop movement at the centre of global-justice movements around the world.
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.
Anti-sweatshop movement to be addressed: Liza Featherstone and Agatha Schmaedick will be guest speakers Sunday at Mother Kali's Books, 720 E.
In addition, Europe has seen its own anti-sweatshop movement, dubbed the "Clean Clothes Campaign," gather momentum lately.
The anti-sweatshop movement must do all it can to protect protesting workers and their advocates.
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.
Your analysis of the anti-sweatshop movement left out one of its most important elements: the role of human rights group Global Exchange.
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.
It is precisely in this sense that the student anti-sweatshop movement has the potential to open up something beyond the moderate (or "reformist") reforms discussed by Isaac.
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