Soc 300 Week 9 discuss

Soc 300 Week 9 discuss - and the big Nike scandal with...

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Soc 300 Week 9 Discussion "Rocky Road" Please respond to the following: Based on the lecture and Webtext materials, address the following: Some of the most serious abuses taking place in developing countries deal with child labor, human slavery, sweatshops, bad governance, and environmental degradation. Select one (1) developing country, and examine the extent to which two (2) of these five (5) issues are occurring. Support your response with specific examples. All of these issues can be explained as exploiting the poor where they work in a not so good environment and for little or no money. Some even look at these types of jobs are good because it gives the people of poor countries jobs. Indonesia has been hit by the plague of sweat shops
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Unformatted text preview: and the big Nike scandal with their poor pay for labor. Another was with Coca Cola in India but Coke did resolve the situation and even made it better by better recycling of their water and recycling it so that they could use that water for their process instead of the local water. They actually ended up doing more good for the local economy and other countries for their recycling efforts. According to the 2011 census report, India is the largest in child labor. India also hits the map in trafficking and child sex offences. The report also reveals that an estimated 14% of the children between 5 and 14 are in child labor activities....
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