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Introduction and Overview

  • David Kucera
Part of the Social Indicators Research Series book series (SINS, volume 30)

Keywords

Foreign Direct Investment Labour Standard Trade Union Collective Bargaining Child Labour 
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© International Labour Organization 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  • David Kucera
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  1. 1.International Labour OfficeGenevaSwitzerland

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