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10. Wither Labor and Human Rights? Precarious Work and Informal Economies in the Post- COVID-19 Global South

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Abstract

This dialogue occurred between Neetha and me in May 2020, while we discussed a workshop scheduled for July 2020. The funding to organize the workshop (one of three) was provided in January 2020 and the grant was advertised before the world had any inclination of COVID-19. Thus, the funds were to be spent only on proposed activities with no flexibility. However, the pandemic caused the funding agency to be more flexible—allowing meetings to take place via zoom (as opposed to face-to-face) and some changes regarding budgeted expenses.
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“Near Shoring” refers to production lines strategically moved to markets in Turkey, Eastern Europe, and North Africa to cater to the European market and Mexico to cater to the North American market.
 
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Metadata
Title
Wither Labor and Human Rights? Precarious Work and Informal Economies in the Post- COVID-19 Global South
Author
Sandya Hewamanne
Copyright Year
2022
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-93228-2_10

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