The End of Apparel Quotas: A Faster Race to the Bottom?

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Appelbaum, Richard P.; Bonacich, Edna; Quan, Katie;
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Subject: apparel | textile | Multifiber Arrangement | MFA | Agreement on Textiles and Clothing | ATC | quota phase-out | sweatshop | Worker Rights Consortium | WRC | United Students Against Sweatshops | USAS | China

The right to organize is the worker's most effective weapon against exploitative conditions. Yet the global “race to the bottom” has turned the weapon of unionizing – and the anti-sweatshop struggle overall – into a double-edged sword. If workers organize they are like... View more
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