The Politics of Corporate Responsibility: CSR and the Governance of Child Labor and Core labor Rights in the 1990s

Michael E. Nielsen

    Research output: Book/ReportPh.D. thesis

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    Abstract

    The dissertation concerns the changes in the 1990s in corporate responsibility, and the rise of CSR as a particular manifestation thereof, focusing primarily on child labor and core labor rights. Seeking to contribute to explaining these changes, the dissertation provides an innovative theoretical framework. Furthermore, the dissertation contains in depth analyses of three widely debated cases from the 1990s: the Memorandum of Understanding concerning child labor in the Bangladeshi garment industry (1995), the so-called Atlanta Agreement concerning child labor in the soccer ball production in Pakistan (1997), and the White House Apparel Industry Partnership Agreement (1998).
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationFrederiksberg
    PublisherCopenhagen Business School [Phd]
    Number of pages351
    ISBN (Print)9788759383582
    Publication statusPublished - 2008
    SeriesPhD series
    Number10.2008
    ISSN0906-6934

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