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Shoes, Glues and Homework
Dangerous Work in the Global Footwear Industry





ISBN 9780415784375
Published March 29, 2017 by Routledge
120 Pages

 
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This study of working conditions in shoemaking in the informal sector in Indonesia and the Philippines, along with their gender dimensions and national and international policy implications, is based on the author's experience in both countries during 2002, with applied qualitative research techniques: in-depth interviews and worksite visits. Intended audience: Occupational and environmental health policymakers, practitioners, and researchers; work environment specialists at international organizations; chemical safety specialists; footwear industry representatives; trade unions representing footwear employees.

Table of Contents

Foreword

Preface
Charles Levenstein, Robert Forrant, and John Wooding

Introduction

CHAPTER 1
The Structure of the Global Footwear Industry

CHAPTER 2
Shoemaking and its Hazards

CHAPTER 3
Informal Sector, Informal Economy

CHAPTER 4
Does Gender Matter?

CHAPTER 5
Shoe Chemicals and Right-to-Know

CHAPTER 6
The Way Forward

Index

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