Shipbreaking at Alang, India: “What is the right thing for this place?”

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Shipbreaking at Alang, India: “What is the right thing for this place?”

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dc.contributor.author McElroy-Brown, Julie
dc.date.accessioned 2006-08-15T22:06:52Z
dc.date.available 2006-08-15T22:06:52Z
dc.date.issued 2006-05
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1773/2630
dc.description Tacoma Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences Independent Study, Professor Michael Kucher. 2006 Library Research Award for Undergraduates winner. en
dc.description.abstract As ship scrapping became more difficult in Western countries due to regulation and high employee costs, companies outsourced to India and Bangladesh. This paper focuses on the Alang shipbreaking yard, where workers have few protections and the work is done with hand tools. Complex questions of international legal regimes, globalization and the needs of developing countries are explored. en
dc.format.extent 142693 bytes
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.subject Ships -- Scrapping -- India en
dc.subject Ships -- Scrapping -- Environmental aspects en
dc.subject Ships -- Scrapping -- Health aspects en
dc.subject Hazardous wastes -- Law and legislation en
dc.title Shipbreaking at Alang, India: “What is the right thing for this place?” en
dc.type Other en


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