Invisible Hands: Narratives of Human Rights in the Global Economy

Invisible Hands Narratives of Human Rights in the Global Economy The men and women in Invisible Hands reveal the human rights abuses occurring behind the scenes of the global economy These narrators including phone manufacturers in China copper miners in Zambia g

  • Title: Invisible Hands: Narratives of Human Rights in the Global Economy
  • Author: Corinne Goria
  • ISBN: 9781940450353
  • Page: 456
  • Format: ebook
  • The men and women in Invisible Hands reveal the human rights abuses occurring behind the scenes of the global economy These narrators including phone manufacturers in China, copper miners in Zambia, garment workers in Bangladesh, and farmers around the world reveal the secret history of the things we buy, including lives and communities devastated by low wages, enviThe men and women in Invisible Hands reveal the human rights abuses occurring behind the scenes of the global economy These narrators including phone manufacturers in China, copper miners in Zambia, garment workers in Bangladesh, and farmers around the world reveal the secret history of the things we buy, including lives and communities devastated by low wages, environmental degradation, and political repression Sweeping in scope and rich in detail, these stories capture the interconnectivity of all people struggling to support themselves and their families Narrators include Kalpona, a leading Bangladeshi labor organizer who led her first strike at 15 Han, who, as a teenager, began assembling circuit boards for an international electronics company based in Seoul Albert, a copper miner in Zambia who, during a wage protest, was shot by representatives of the Chinese owned mining company that he worked for and Sanjay, who grew up in the shadow of the Bhopal chemical disaster, one of the worst industrial accidents in history.

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