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Assignment #10 Answer the following 5 questions. Please elaborate your answers. 1. Why are clothing companies outsourcing labor to factories in the Global South? Do you think that so much production has been relocated there because of, or in spite of, the bad conditions that factory workers there face? What effect has outsourcing had on the manufacturing sector, jobs and the Main Street economy in the US and other Western countries? 2. As demonstrated in the film, some economists argue that conditions in garment factories, bad as they may be, are better opportunities for workers in “developing” countries than they would have otherwise. After watching this film, do you buy this argument? Even if the argument is true, does that mean that conditions should not be improved? How are women’s rights particularly affected? 3. Given that labor and environmental laws are weaker in “developing” countries,

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