Confronting the Challenge of Global Corporate Empires

Thursday, July 17, 2014: 8:30 AM-10:20 AM
Room: Booth 41
RC44 Labor Movements (host committee)

Language: English

Session Organizers:
Bridget KENNY, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa and Carolina BANK MUNOZ, CUNY Brooklyn College, USA
Foxconning Science: The Globalization of Academic Publishing (Oral Presentation)
Jeffrey SALLAZ, University of Arizona, USA

Lead Firms, Joint Liability and the Regulation of Work in Global Supply Chains (Oral Presentation)
Jennifer BAIR, University of Colorado at Boulder, USA

‘Supply Chain Solutions' at All Costs: The Case of Linfox and the Transport Workers Union in Thailand (Oral Presentation)
Piya PANGSAPA, The University of the West Indies , Trinidad and Tobago

Our Walmart: Global Retail Versus Local Mobilizations (Oral Presentation)
Mathieu HOCQUELET, École Hautes Études Sciences Sociales, France

Contract and Cruelty: Wal-Mart and Labour Conditions in South Africa (Oral Presentation)
Bridget KENNY, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa

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