A market for worker rights: Explaining business support for international private labour regulation

@article{Fransen2012AMF,
  title={A market for worker rights: Explaining business support for international private labour regulation},
  author={L. Fransen and B. Burgoon},
  journal={Review of International Political Economy},
  year={2012},
  volume={19},
  pages={236 - 266}
}
  • L. Fransen, B. Burgoon
  • Published 2012
  • Economics
  • Review of International Political Economy
  • ABSTRACT Why do companies choose the private labour regulations that they do? Scholars know plenty about why companies might accept private regulators to oversee and protect labour standards. But they know very little about why companies choose one rather than another private regulatory approach when several are available, differing in terms of stringency. This paper explores the conditions under which companies in the clothing industry choose private labour-standards regulation with more… CONTINUE READING
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