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Title Challenging the chip : labor rights and environmental justice in the global electronics industry / edited by Ted Smith, David A. Sonnenfeld, and David Naguib Pellow ; with Leslie A. Byster [and others] ; foreword by Jim Hightower
Published Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 357 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Foreword: Technology Happens; Acknowledgments; 1 The Quest for Sustainability and Justice in a High-Tech World; I. GLOBAL ELECTRONICS; II. ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE AND LABOR RIGHTS; III. ELECTRONIC WASTE AND EXTENDED PRODUCER RESPONSIBILITY; Appendix A: Principles of Environmental Justice; Appendix B: The Silicon Principles of Socially and Environmentally Responsible Electronics Manufacturing; Appendix C: Sample Shareholder Resolutions; Appendix D: Computer TakeBack Campaign Statement of Principles; Appendix E: Electronics Recycler's Pledge of True Stewardship; Acronyms Used
Summary A revealing look at the dark side of the electronics industry and global efforts to move it toward greater sustainability and accountability
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 315-336) and index
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Subject Electronic industries.
Employee rights.
Environmental justice.
Globalization.
Civil Rights.
Electronics -- organization & administration.
Employee Grievances.
Environmental Pollutants.
International Cooperation.
Occupational Health.
Form Electronic book
Author Pellow, David N., 1969- editor
Smith, Ted, 1945- editor
Sonnenfeld, David Allan, editor
LC no. 2005058007
ISBN 1281093904
1592133312 (electronic bk.)
9781281093905
9781592133314 (electronic bk.)