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Imogen Richards

-led multinationals led to the implementation of labour conditions that disadvantaged local populations ( War on Want 2017 ). While these impacts are not often cited by politically violent actors, including neo-jihadists, they show how economic expropriation is experienced by the disadvantaged LDC populations to which spokespersons for AQ and IS, imprecisely though explicitly, refer ( Bin Laden 2007 ; Naji 2006 , 101; Al Hayat 2015a ). The harmful impacts of labour conditions in deregulated industries are illustrated by the fires in Pakistan and Bangladesh between 2010 and

in Neoliberalism and neo-jihadism
Keeping watch on the Communists 1933–39
Charmian Brinson
Richard Dove

before his arrival in Britain in 1936. In 1931, his name had appeared on a list of Communist functionaries, passed to MI5 by agents of the Secret Intelligence Service in Germany, so ensuring that a personal file was opened on him.1 Kuczynski had entered Britain on the pretext of writing a book on British labour conditions which he intended to research at the reading room of the British Museum. In an interview with the Home Office, he explained that he was free to return to Germany, but as a Jew was denied access to research institutions there.2 JK (as he refers to

in A matter of intelligence
Laura Suski

. Some buycotts and boycotts have successfully produced moral communities that join localised consumers with distant producers, and in turn, have contributed to initiatives to improve labour conditions for workers and more sustainable forms of production. However, due to the natures of contemporary childhood and parenting, toy consumption often works to separate and alienate consumers from producers, rather than bringing

in Global humanitarianism and media culture
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M. Anne Brown

, labour conditions, to people displaced through industrialisation, refugees, and so on. These repeated sites of injury can be amenable to more cooperative, multi-levelled, enmeshed and tactical ways of working with rights. While such an approach is hardly novel, it could become more the heart of an international human rights practice. Although highly sensitive (how many governments are happy to reveal the state of their prisons or the practices of their police forces?) such ventures need not be so persistently structured by the dynamics of contending sovereignties. Nor

in Human rights and the borders of suffering
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Recognition and regime change
Janet Clark

support came from a number of MPs as well as literary and political figures, including some of the founder members of the organisation such as Gerald Barry, Kingsley Martin, Ellen Wilkinson and Stafford Cripps.4 At the beginning of 1938 the NCCL organised a series of meetings in London to protest against labour conditions and the actions of the authorities in the West Indies. The speakers included Arthur Creech Jones MP whose article on ‘Civil Liberties in the Colonies’ was published in the spring 1938 edition of Civil Liberty.5 Kidd contributed to papers on academic

in The National Council for Civil Liberties and the policing of interwar politics
Lea Bou Khater

’s participation in political life reflected some realism and will towards integration. The independence of Lebanon, the victory of the Allied Forces and the role of the Soviet Union in the war against Germany reinforced and strengthened the position of the FTUWE at the national level. After independence, the first and most important battle fought by the labour movement and the FTUWE, in particular, was the battle for the promulgation of the Labour Code in 1946. The first law pertaining to labour conditions in Lebanon was the Act of 27

in The labour movement in Lebanon
João Labareda

reciprocity in these terms does not presuppose the existence of a comprehensive set of social institutions according to the Rawlsian “basic structure”. The latter includes features as varied as the political constitution, the legal system, and the conception of family of a given society. 68 Young’s model of social connection cited already is consistent with the idea of a less comprehensive, and yet decisive, “economic structure”. An economic structure comprises, for instance, patterns of division of labour, conditions of access to capital, endowments of natural

in Towards a just Europe
João Labareda

, I propose that claims of reciprocity in the EU are closely linked to its economic structure, thus mainly requiring pre-distribution. What is an “economic structure”? In Chapter 1 , I defined economic structure as the key features of a system of cooperation which pervasively shape its outcomes, regardless of individual efforts. This structure includes features as diverse as patterns of division of labour, conditions of access to capital, endowments of natural resources, terms of trade for goods and services, and formal rules of cooperation, such as taxes and

in Towards a just Europe
Balancing, accommodation or driver of change?
María J. García

situation. Colombia's government will have to report annually on labour standards to the OECD, and developments will be monitored by the OECD General Secretariat alongside trade unions for eight years (CUT 2018 ). These additional requirements, in spite of the positive view of all twenty-three OECD Committees which enabled the invitation for Colombia to accede to go ahead on 30 May 2018 (OECD, 2018 ), show continued concerns over the need to improve labour conditions in the country. The FTA roadmaps, and the measures adopted in the FTA with the EU

in Latin America–European Union relations in the twenty-first century
Hilary Charlesworth
Christine Chinkin

in Cuba. 15 The potential for these actions to provoke significant international disputes between itself and its trading allies has not deterred the United States from taking strong steps against trafficking in drugs and in property once owned by Americans in Cuba. 16 The general myopia with respect to the human rights of women and labour conditions of female migrant

in The boundaries of international law