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The Economy: An Undergraduate Research Guide : Sweatshops



About Sweatshops

A sweatshop is a workplace in which workers are employed for long hours at low wages and under unhealthy or oppressive conditions. This Research Guide will assist you in finding information about local, national, and international labor exploitation and reform.

Try searching these terms using the resources linked on this page: sweatshop* AND specific area (i.e., Haiti, California, El Salvador, China), sweatshop* AND company name (i.e., Nike, Disney, Wal-Mart, Gap), sweatshop* AND type (i.e., garment, coffee, high tech, prison), child labor AND exploitation, labor AND (rights OR union OR law* OR regulation), sweatshop* AND women, sweatshop AND fair wage*, sweatshop AND (reform OR protest OR activism), working conditions AND clothing industry, World Trade Organization AND protest, fair trade AND coffee

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