Combatting the Business of Forced Labour in Global Supply Chains

By jb94|November 17, 2016|East Asia, Europe, Global, Middle East, North America, South Asia, Southeast Asia|0 comments

By Genevieve LeBaron. Genevieve is Senior Lecturer in Politics at the University of Sheffield and Co-Chair of the Modern Slavery Working Group at Yale University. She currently holds a British Academy for the Humanities and Social Sciences Rising Star Engagement Award and a UK Economic and Social Research Council Future Research Leaders grant to investigate the global business models of forced labour.She has held visiting positions at Yale University, University

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Will the TPP be good for workers in Vietnam?

By df9|November 30, 2015|Southeast Asia|5 comments

By Joe Buckley. Joe studied the MSc Labour, Social Movements and Development programme at SOAS from 2012-2013. He is currently a PhD candidate in the Development Studies Department at SOAS, researching labour informalisation in Vietnam. The views expressed in this article are Joe’s own, and don’t necessarily reflect the views of the SOAS Department of Development Studies. International trade deals are often condemned because of the effect they will have on workers’

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