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True Cost of Low Prices

Vincent Gallagher
True Cost of Low Prices

True Cost of Low Prices

Vincent Gallagher

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An expose of the results of Today's Global economy on the poor. Low prices that benefit first-world consumers often put the poor at even greater risk. As tansnational corporations try to increase profits by reducing costs, laborers in Latin America, Asia or Africa, or here in the U.S. work long hours but are still poor, hungry, and subject to abuse. Topics addressed include the nature of globaliztion; how structural adjustment programs work; the use of slave labor; the need of workers, especially women, for health care, adequate food, and freedom from abuse; and the violence that comes from unregulated work environments.

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About "True Cost of Low Prices"

An expose of the results of Today's Global economy on the poor. Low prices that benefit first-world consumers often put the poor at even greater risk. As tansnational corporations try to increase profits by reducing costs, laborers in Latin America, Asia or Africa, or here in the U.S. work long hours but are still poor, hungry, and subject to abuse. Topics addressed include the nature of globaliztion; how structural adjustment programs work; the use of slave labor; the need of workers, especially women, for health care, adequate food, and freedom from abuse; and the violence that comes from unregulated work environments.
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Meet the Author

Vincent Gallagher

Vincent Gallagher has spent thirty years researching dangerous work environemnts and is currently the director of the Romero Center in Camden, NJ.

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  • Catalogue Code 255079
  • Product Code 1570756694
  • EAN 9781570756696
  • Pages 166
  • Department Academic
  • Category Christian Worldview
  • Sub-Category Social Issues
  • Publisher Orbis
  • Publication Date Sep 2006
  • Dimensions 209 x 137 x 10 mm
  • Weight 0.240kg

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