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Introduces the current global labor milieu and showcases innovative solutions via original case studies.

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Acknowledgements Dedication List of Illustrations Foreword A: Practitioner by Ken Block and Frank Vogl Foreword B: Academic by Norman E. Bowie Rising above Sweatshops: An Introduction to the Text and to the Issues by Laura Hartman, Denis G. Arnold, and Sandra Waddock Perspectives on Global Labor Practices and Challenges The Global Context: Multinational Enterprises, Labor Standards and Regulations by Jill Murray The Economic Context: Grounding Discussions of Economic Change and Labor in Developing Countries by Jonathan London Philosophical Foundations: Moral Reasoning, Human Rights, and Global Labor Practices by Denis G. Arnold Philosophy Applied I: How Non-Governmental Organizations and Multinational Enterprises Can Work Together to Protect Human Rights by Michael A. Santoro Philosophy Applied II: Total Responsibility Management by Sandra Waddock and Charlie Bodwell Program Studies of Innovation in the Management of Global Labor Challenges Nike Inc.: Corporate Social Responsibility and Workplace Standard Initiatives in Vietnam by Laura Hartman and Richard E. Wokutch Adidas-Salomon: Child Labor and Health and Safety Initiatives in Vietnam and Brazil by Laura Hartman, Richard E. Wokutch, and J. Lawrence French Levi Strauss & Co.: Implementation of Global Sourcing and Operating Guidelines in Latin America by Tara J. Radin Dow Chemical Corporation: Responsible Care Program in Thailand by Richard E. Wokutch Pro-Child Institute: Combating Child Labor in the Brazilian Shoe Industry by J. Lawrence French and Richard E. Wokutch International Labour Organization: Global Factory Improvement Programs by Charles Bodwell and Ivanka Mamic Chiquita Brands International Inc.: Value-Based Management and the Value of Corporate Responsibility in Latin America by Tara J. Radin Bibliography Contributor Biographies Subject Index

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LAURA P. HARTMAN is Associate Vice President and Professor of Business Ethics, DePaul University. DENIS G. ARNOLD is Assistant Professor of Philosophy, University of Tennessee, Knoxville. RICHARD E. WOKUTCH is Pamplin Professor of Management, Pamplin College of Business, Virginia Tech.

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"Through a multidisciplinary collection of theoretical articles and case studies, the editors address the globalization dilemma of providing inexpensive access to goods and services while not exploiting workers in poor underdeveloped countries....Recommended. Faculty, upper-division and graduate students, and business professionals interested in globalization issues."-Choice "[O]ffers theoretical and moral justifications for corporations to protect human rights in their supply chains....[p]rovides excellent case studies of how and why various firms that have abused or protected workers."-Human Rights & Human Welfare " O ffers theoretical and moral justifications for corporations to protect human rights in their supply chains.... p rovides excellent case studies of how and why various firms that have abused or protected workers."-Human Rights & Human Welfare ?[O]ffers theoretical and moral justifications for corporations to protect human rights in their supply chains....[p]rovides excellent case studies of how and why various firms that have abused or protected workers.?-Human Rights & Human Welfare ?Through a multidisciplinary collection of theoretical articles and case studies, the editors address the globalization dilemma of providing inexpensive access to goods and services while not exploiting workers in poor underdeveloped countries....Recommended. Faculty, upper-division and graduate students, and business professionals interested in globalization issues.?-Choice .,."One of the important new books to appear on the contemporary debate over global 'sweatshops.' It presents comprehensive overviews of key theoretical issues that provide insight into the ethical, legal, managerial, and political issues that inform the debate.... This book is a must read for anyone who participates in the global arena."-Patricia H. Werhane Wicklander Chair of Business Ethics and Director, Institute for Business & Professional Ethics at DePaul University and Ruffin Professor of Business Ethics, University of Virginia

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