Letzten Herbst verkündete Lidl, nur noch faire Bananen verkaufen zu wollen. Warum der Discounter nun einen Rückzieher macht und was für die Menschenrechte in internationalen Lieferketten jetzt getan werden muss, erklärt Frank Braßel im Oxfam Blog.
Six months after nearly 300 people died, new evidence emerges suggesting it could have been prevented.
Alice EvansIf business arent liable for abuses in their supply chains, there is little incentive to reduce risks of abuses
In a context of corporate impunity, third-party audits may well provide information & discover dangers, but everyone turns a blind eye
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(2018). Economic Competition, Policy Interdependence, and Labour Rights. New Political Economy: Vol. 23, No. 6, pp. 656-673.
Alice EvansWhen one government quashes workers’ freedom of association and collective bargaining rights, its economic competitors tend to follow suit.
This paper by Zhiyuan Wang in New Political Economy highlights the central challenge
Do women politicians inspire others?
Does women's representation in politics lead to higher female political engagement?
Well, it depends on the context. In countries where women have thrived in pol
Alice Evans@SLaurelWeldon Does 👩representation -> 👩 political engagement?
Ground-breaking study on how this is mediated by context: the disconnect btwn social & political advances.
Uses work in Asia & Africa to question theory developed in the USA!
by @DrSarahLiu & @dadakim
What was 'consciousness raising', and how did it contribute to contemporary feminism? Is it still useful?
Professor Elizabeth Jay Friedman discusses the power of women coming together, analysing thei
Alice Evans@SLaurelWeldon In this complementary podcast on consciousness raising,
The wonderful Professor Elizabeth Jay Friedman discusses how women of the 1968 movement collectively analysed their experiences of oppression, & crafted an alternative vision.
Professor Laurel Weldon is a world-leading expert on how women's organising advances gender equality. In this podcast she discusses how she and colleagues have constructed a cross-national qualitative
Alice Evans@SLaurelWeldon "Feminist Protest and Women’s Economic Empowerment Worldwide"
My podcast with the amazing @SLaurelWeldon
(who has constructed a huge crossnational dataset on the women's movements, then explored relationships with women's land, labour & capital)