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Beyond the workplace: "upstream" business practices and labor standards in the global electronics industry

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Despite decades of debate and efforts to improve global labor standards, multiple problems still persist. Whether arguing for a more active role for the state, persuading firms to adopt codes of conduct, improving monitoring and sanctioning processes or seeking a higher degree of commitment between supply chain actors, scholars still lack an adequate explanation for why labor problems do not show improvement. Existing theories, while they will help, are not sufficient to solve this issue beca...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Mansuscript

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10.1007/s12116-017-9258-6

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
Said Business School
Oxford college:
Lady Margaret Hall
Publisher:
Springer Verlag Publisher's website
Journal:
Studies in Comparative International Development Journal website
Volume:
53
Issue:
1
Pages:
1-24
Publication date:
2017-12-16
Acceptance date:
2017-12-16
DOI:
EISSN:
1936-6167
ISSN:
0039-3606
Pubs id:
pubs:827804
URN:
uri:fabf865d-3c34-433b-9e9e-75c0c3e368a7
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uuid:fabf865d-3c34-433b-9e9e-75c0c3e368a7
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pubs:827804

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