Essays Tagged: "Sweatshop"

Essay on child labouring conditions

re forced to work. These children find work in textile mills, mines, glass factories, canneries and sweatshops. Jobs are needed so badly that kids can get fired from one job and find another job in a ...

(2 pages) 51 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters > Child Abuse

Economic benefits of sweatshop labour.

Sweatshops are typically associated with inhumane treatment of the working poor, and people without ... without choice of work and labour conditions. The general consensus of the global community is that sweatshops are unprincipled and unacceptable. An economic analysis of the economics of sweatshops id ... ifies their benefit to the economies of developing nations. Globalization has caused an increase in sweatshop labour, which benefits the economies of developing nations and the standard of living of t ...

(4 pages) 208 0 4.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Abraham Cahan's "A Sweatshop Romance".

In his story "A Sweatshop Romance," Abraham Cahan does a good job of creating a clear visual of the activities that ... t consisted of a sewing-machine operator, a baster, a finisher and a presser. The employees of the "Sweatshop" were not paid based on how many hours they served. They were paid only by how many coats ... ny coats they were able to manufacture. A business week was not seven days; a business week at the "sweatshop" was completed only when eight coats have been successfully produced. The mini firm was ma ...

(4 pages) 30 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Persuasive paper: Sweatshop benifits. A look from the worker's point of view. Why it is not a negative experience.

raised in a stable democracy I thought I was going to write an essay in opposition of black-market sweatshops, but I was wrong. Americans have been brought up to see sweatshops as immoral and degradi ... only seen one side of the story and that ideal has been reinforced for generations. Learning about sweatshops from another point of view has opened my eyes. I still see sweatshops as corrupt but also ...

(5 pages) 169 1 3.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Global Commodity Chians

tings and fund raising, they especially worked hard to gain international support for women workers.Sweatshop has become a common term referring to a workplace where the workers are subject to extreme ... it relates to comsumers is recognised. This site shows the compelling figures of what the system of sweatshops make in profit and exposes how little the workers receive in wages for excessive hours wo ...

(8 pages) 93 1 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Are Global Sweatshops Ethical?

Global sweatshops are an issue that is viewed in different ways across the globe. As a nation we have the p ... at other countries are allowed to do, matters get a little more difficult. In third-world countries sweatshops are viewed as beneficial factories where people can earn enough money to survive. Whereas ... e viewed as beneficial factories where people can earn enough money to survive. Whereas in America, sweatshops are used by large corporations so that they can hire cheap labor to lower costs. Several ...

(4 pages) 420 0 5.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Globalization's Expiatory Sheep: Victimization of workers

and lies. The people I speak of are our fellow human beings working under slave-like conditions in sweatshops. To them, the abovementioned promises are just a myth, something they can only dream abou ... the exact reason that such treatment can't continue. Something must be done.Although proponents of sweatshops say that consumer demand for the lowest prices controls worker wages and conditions, they ...

(9 pages) 115 0 3.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

"The Corporation" and Debate Response.

re; 1) theno-tax zones set up by third world countries were an invitation forcorporations to set up sweatshop. 2) Workers enjoyed their workingcondition and 3) the corporation was performing a good wi ... a job.The no-tax zones were not an invitation to set up (what in the USwould be considered illegal) sweatshops. These countries establishedthese zones to lure big companies to offer jobs, not low payi ...

(2 pages) 80 1 5.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Human Trafficking a Growing Problem

n (Facts About 1). Victims are also used for "domestic servitude, restaurant work, janitorial work, sweatshop factory work, and migrant agriculture work" (About Human 1). Human trafficking is a growin ...

(3 pages) 120 0 5.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Should We Boycott Nike

being the market leader, Nike attracts great attention for setting role model in the industry. The sweatshops behind the swoosh has been a hot issue and this summer Nike has once again become the tar ... en a hot issue and this summer Nike has once again become the target of the United Students Against Sweatshops (USAS), a group of activists who boycott sweatshop companies. By accusing Nike of practic ...

(5 pages) 31 0 3.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Globalisation of Nike

f $13.7 billion dollars simply because of their lies against the minimum wage policy and the use of sweatshops. Nike is a great example of economic impact on the Globalisation that Australia will adop ... f the "Anti-Nike" campaign launched against Nike in 2004 said," Many people are not even aware that sweatshops exist in Australia, let alone Nike's slave factories in Third World countries where they ...

(6 pages) 101 0 5.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Clothing, Footwear and Cosmetics

Modern Day Sweatshops

utiful place blocked from the view of factory workers by the soot covered windows of our modern day sweatshops. For them, " a land rich in beauty" is merely a façade used to cover up for " a la ... clean the working conditions and put in proper ventilation. As wretched as we now know these sweatshops to be, most of the women and children do not know this as to bad, but only as their socie ...

(2 pages) 29 1 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Short Story

days, everday. His father was a cook at a chinese restaurant. His mother, a seamstress working in a sweatshop for very little pay. Brian was always a smart kid. He did well in school and always helped ...

(3 pages) 10 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Story

s, everyday. His father was a cook at a Chinese restaurant. His mother is a seamstress working in a sweatshop for very little pay. Brian was always a smart kid. He did well in school and always helped ...

(3 pages) 6 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

        Everyday, around the world millions of children are forced to

eople wouldn't be able to find jobs in modern industries to earn money for supporting their family, Sweatshops and factories are giving children a chance to help their family rather than sitting helpl ... en a chance to help their family rather than sitting helplessly waiting to be fed. Without Sweatshops the children are even worse off. Past experiences have shown that where governments imple ...

(1 pages) 417 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Case Study: The Nike Sweatshop Debate

Case Study: The Nike Sweatshop Debate � PAGE \* Arabic �1� Case Study: The Nike Sweatshop DebateEsta ... of globalization as the company became a target for accusations that products were manufactured in "sweatshops" using child labor, working excessive hours under hazardous conditions while being paid s ... rdous conditions while being paid sub-standard wages. This paper, based on the case study Nike: The Sweatshop Debate authored by Charles W. L. Hill in his book International Business. Competing in the ...

(3 pages) 416 0 3.9 Oct/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Nike: The Sweatshop Debate (Case Study)

Nike: The Sweatshop Debate (Case Study)In today's business world, a company's ethical behavior is constantly u ... nufacturing through cheap labor, and Nike has been accused of for abusing its overseas workforce in sweatshops. The fight against Nike still continues and a film documentary entitled "Sweat," which fo ... ustice Films [EJF], 2009). In this paper, I will evaluate and discuss the case study about the Nike sweatshops as written by author Charles W. L. Hill in his book International Business: Competing in ...

(4 pages) 197 2 4.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Nik:e The Sweatshop Debate

Nike: The Sweatshop Debate ….. � PAGE \* MERGEFORMAT �1� Running head: NIKE: THE S ... PAGE \* MERGEFORMAT �1� Running head: NIKE: THE SWEATSHOP DEBATEWeek Four ~ Nike: The Sweatshop DebateUniversity of PhoenixMGT 448~Global Business StrategiesMarch 30th, 2009�ʏ ... ateUniversity of PhoenixMGT 448~Global Business StrategiesMarch 30th, 2009��Nike: The Sweatshop DebateThis paper, based on the case study Nike: The Sweatshop Debate authored by Charles W ...

(3 pages) 136 0 3.7 Apr/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Nike Case

Nike: The Sweatshop DebateMGT/448�IntroductionThere are many issues that a corporation has to take into ... hese other countries. Specifically this paper will review how Nike handled these issues in the, The Sweatshop Debate case.Global Business ChallengesWhen a corporation decides to become a global entity ... orrect. This is the only way to prevent Nike from going down the same road again.ConclusionThe Nike Sweatshop Debate really ended up being an example for other corporations that were thinking of going ...

(3 pages) 1 0 0.0 Mar/2012

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Clothing, Footwear and Cosmetics

“Activists over the world protest against sweatshops. What, if anything, should be done about sweatshop labour and by whom?”

Essay title: "Activists over the world protest against sweatshops. What, if anything, should be done about sweatshop labour and by whom?"Sweatshop labour i ... landed into a controversial debate amongst international actors. Stained with negative connotation, sweatshops involve unenviable conditions, exhausting hours of work and hazardous practices, all for ... esponse from economists and businessmen has surfaced to defend their ethically acceptable resort to sweatshops. Bearing in mind the flagrant disregards to labour rights, the scholarly-backed support f ...

(10 pages) 0 0 0.0 Apr/2013

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics