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sweatshop:

see sweating systemsweating system,
method of exploiting labor by supplying materials to workers and paying by the piece (see piecework) for work done on those materials in the workers' homes or in small workshops (sweatshops).
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In the textile and apparel industry, though some firms have had codes at various levels of enforcement for decades, significant diffusion of industry-wide codes of conduct did not occur until the rise of the anti-sweatshop movement in the 1990s.
Many expect this to be another exciting chapter of the student-labor alliance during the anti-sweatshop movement.
Do the trade union and anti-sweatshop movements care if small and medium-sized cotton farmers are swindled by large corporations who pay them next to nothing for their crops?
The anti-sweatshop movement must do all it can to protect protesting workers and their advocates.
But now in the student anti-sweatshop movement, most of the talk is about the rights of workers around the world to form unions.
Your analysis of the anti-sweatshop movement left out one of its most important elements: the role of human rights group Global Exchange.
"Don't I know that name?" 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.
These first chapters function to ground the later analysis in the first-person testimonials of workers involved in the anti-sweatshop movement. They also serve as an introduction to some of the local and grassroots organizations that are later described in more detail.
I propose to do this by examining the impact of the current anti-sweatshop movement on the constitution of apparel manufacturers and retailers as moral agents.
Even Nike, the archenemy of the anti-sweatshop movement, has at last agreed to labour-monitoring of its Third World factories." Report on what Nike is doing, and find out if other corporations who use Third World labour are doing the same.

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