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Unformatted text preview: trafficking, the methods traffickers use, and the people who profit from the trade in women and girls. Maquiladoras Women who worked in the farms and picked food form the trees like the tomatoes. Off- shore production the relocation by a company of a business process from one country to another—typically an operational process, such as manufacturing, or supporting processes, such as accounting. Even state governments employ offshoring. More recently, offshoring has been associated primarily with the sourcing of technical and administrative services supporting domestic and global operations from outside the home country, by means of internal (captive) or external (outsourcing) delivery models. IMF and the World Bank IMF and World Bank play a significant role in the determining the wealth of nations and the interaction between them Sweatshops (definition of) US General Accounting Office: workplace that violates 1 or more of the most basic labor laws (child labor, minimum wage, overtime, safety) Over 50% of US garment factories are sweatshops 90% of all sweatshop workers are women “McDonaldization” occurs when a culture possesses the characteristics of a fast-food restaurant. McDonaldization is a reconceptualization of rationalization, or moving fromtraditional to rational modes of thought, and scientific management. “flexibility” “just- in- time” production strategy that strives to improve a business return on investment by reducing inprocess inventory and associated carrying costs. The process relies on signals between different points in the process, which tell production when to make the next part. Branding a "name, term, design, symbol, or any other feature that identifies one seller's good or service as distinct from those of other sellers." No logo 7 • • The growth of brand identity No logo à༎ Naomi Klein à༎ the spirit of anti- corporalization o The logic of what is best for multinational corporations will trickle down to everyone else Identity come together with that brand (brand loyalty) • Citizen vs. consumer • Think about killing us softly 3 and no logo o Asked more and more often to be thought of as consumers, not citizens o Worrisome to the democracy o Ultimately no value of being involved with voting, etc. rather just how much you can buy o Privatization of public space (malls, u- village) §༊ You go there because you are a consumer, not because you are a citizen §༊ Lowering of ability to be true citizens in the spaces we occupy Sexual Harassment definition and legislation Unwelcome sexual advances Requests for sexual favors or verbal/physical conduct of a sexual nature wh...
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This note was uploaded on 02/24/2014 for the course GWSS 200 taught by Professor Aanerdu during the Fall '12 term at University of Washington.

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