Regulation at Work: Globalization, Labor Rights, and Development

  title={Regulation at Work: Globalization, Labor Rights, and Development},
  author={Gay W. Seidman},
  journal={Social Research: An International Quarterly},
  pages={1023 - 1044}
  • G. Seidman
  • Published 1 December 2012
  • Political Science
  • Social Research: An International Quarterly
Over the past three decades, globalization has created new regulatory challenges. As businesses rail against “red tape” and threaten to move if labor, health and safety codes do not become more “flexible,” what are policymakers to do? When workplaces are spread around the world, what kind of new regulatory system might ensure that basic standards are met—not only to protect consumers but also workers and their communities around the world? The question is perhaps especially pressing in… 
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