Sweatshops at Sea by Leon Fink
Governing Labor in a Globalized Industry, 1800-2010

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Fink explores both how political and economic ends are reflected in maritime labor regulations and how agents of reform- including governments, trade unions, and global standard setting authorities grappled with the problems of applying land-based, national principles and regulations of labor discipline and management to the sea going labor force.
 

About Leon Fink

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Leon Fink is Distinguished Professor of History at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
 
Published March 14, 2011 by The University of North Carolina Press. 289 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, History, Political & Social Sciences, Professional & Technical, Law & Philosophy. Non-fiction

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