Coverart for item
The Resource Strategizing against sweatshops : the global economy, student activism, and worker empowerment, Matthew S. Williams

Strategizing against sweatshops : the global economy, student activism, and worker empowerment, Matthew S. Williams

Label
Strategizing against sweatshops : the global economy, student activism, and worker empowerment
Title
Strategizing against sweatshops
Title remainder
the global economy, student activism, and worker empowerment
Statement of responsibility
Matthew S. Williams
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Tells the story of how the student anti-sweatshop movement on US college campuses was able to coordinate a massive change in strategy in response to new labor tactics undertaken by target garment industry corporations. Demonstrates that a decentralized movement can coordinate in response to changing opportunities"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
LBSOR/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1974-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Williams, Matthew S.
Dewey number
331.25/6
Index
index present
LC call number
HD2337
LC item number
.W55 2020
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United Students Against Sweatshops
  • Anti-sweatshop movement
  • Student movements
  • College students
  • Sweatshops
  • Clothing trade
  • Employee rights
  • Social justice
Label
Strategizing against sweatshops : the global economy, student activism, and worker empowerment, Matthew S. Williams
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Source of cataloging data: WCP
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-255) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Anatomy of United States against Sweatshops (USAS)
  • Origins of USAS
  • USAS's campus-level strategy
  • USAS's ideology of worker empowerment
  • Organization of USAS
  • Cycles of contention and strategic innovation
  • Brands strike back : corporate social responsibility and the creation of the Fair Labor Association
  • Creation of the Worker Rights Consortium (WRC)
  • Embedded autonomy and the fire alarm model : the organization and monitoring practices of the WRC
  • Transnational solidarity campaigns
  • Preface:
  • Designated suppliers program
  • Sweatfree communities
  • Continuing relevance of progressive student activism in an age of right-wing populism
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction :
  • Theorizing social movement strategy
  • Political opportunity structrures
  • Globalization, the apparel industry and the roots of sweatshops
  • Higher education as a political opportunity structure
Control code
on1096223553
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xix, 267 pages
Isbn
9781439918227
Lccn
2019011975
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1096223553
Label
Strategizing against sweatshops : the global economy, student activism, and worker empowerment, Matthew S. Williams
Publication
Copyright
Note
Source of cataloging data: WCP
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-255) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Anatomy of United States against Sweatshops (USAS)
  • Origins of USAS
  • USAS's campus-level strategy
  • USAS's ideology of worker empowerment
  • Organization of USAS
  • Cycles of contention and strategic innovation
  • Brands strike back : corporate social responsibility and the creation of the Fair Labor Association
  • Creation of the Worker Rights Consortium (WRC)
  • Embedded autonomy and the fire alarm model : the organization and monitoring practices of the WRC
  • Transnational solidarity campaigns
  • Preface:
  • Designated suppliers program
  • Sweatfree communities
  • Continuing relevance of progressive student activism in an age of right-wing populism
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction :
  • Theorizing social movement strategy
  • Political opportunity structrures
  • Globalization, the apparel industry and the roots of sweatshops
  • Higher education as a political opportunity structure
Control code
on1096223553
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xix, 267 pages
Isbn
9781439918227
Lccn
2019011975
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1096223553

Library Locations

    • Waubonsee: Sugar Grove Campus - Todd LibraryBorrow it
      Collins Hall 2nd Floor Waubonsee Community College Route 47 at Waubonsee Drive, Sugar Grove, IL, 60554-9454, US
      41.7974000 -88.45785
Processing Feedback ...