Professor Benjamin Powell defines sweatshops and explains that the actions of the anti-sweatshop protest movement will not actually improve workers' situations. Sweatshops are a stage in every country's economic development, and worker conditions and wages can only improve with time and further advances. He also offers a way for activists to effectively speed this process and incentivize the payment of higher wages.
Sweatshop Wages and Third-World Workers: Are the Wages Worth the Sweat?
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Powell, B. (Academic). (2011). Sweatshop wages and third-world workers: are the wages worth the sweat? [Video]. SAGE Knowledge. https://www.doi.org/10.4135/9781473980969
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Powell, Benjamin. Sweatshop Wages and Third-World Workers: Are the Wages Worth the Sweat?. Online video clip. SAGE Video. London: SAGE Publications, Ltd., 25 Jun 2016. doi: https://www.doi.org/10.4135/9781473980969. 27 Oct 2021.copy to clipboardorEndnote
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