Hazardous Home-based Sub-contracted Work: A Study of Multiple Tiered Exploitation
Sustainable Development Institute, 2005 - Business & Economics - 220 pages
This book investigates various dimensions of exploitation of sub-contracted home-based workers engaged in hazardous work. It explores the exploitation of children, particularly girls, and women in the chain. There is a particular focus on the negative health impacts of such work and on public policies that can bring about a positive change.
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Conceptual Issues and Macrocontext 1
Data Collection and Setting
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