“sweatshops and respect for persons” business ethics quarterly 13: 221-242 bender, d d and greenwald, r a, eds 2003 sweatshop usa: the american sweatshop in historical and global perspective new york: routledge lim, l y 2003 “the antisweatshop movement” challenge 46:110-118 pollin, r, burns, j. Sweatshops and respect for persons dg arnold, ne bowie business ethics quarterly 13 (2), 221-242, 2003 184, 2003 transnational corporations and the duty to respect basic human rights dg arnold business ethics quarterly 20 (3), 221-242, 2010 113, 2010 moral imagination and the future of sweatshops dg arnold. Most shoppers like bargains do bargains come at the expense of workers in sweatshops around the world the authors argue that many large multinational corporations are running the moral equivalents of sweatshops and are not properly respecting the rights of persons they list a set of minimum standards of safety and. Respect for persons is a central concept in many ethical theories some theories treat it as the very essence of morality and the foundation of all other moral duties and obligations this focus owes arnold, dg and bowie, ne, 2005, “ sweatshops and respect,” business ethics quarterly, 13(2): 221-242. 192 business ethics quarterly exploitation in sweatshop labor she gives several accounts of the wrongness of exploitation, including cases where we fail to respect a person by taking advantage of an injustice done to him (sample 2003: 57) while this account ties the wrong ness of exploitation to a failure of respect. Sweatshop definitions unfortunately, the issues surrounding sweatshops and their economic context are so contentious that not even the definition of the term is free from controversy as we because the persons employed by sweatshops tended to be those with few other respect workers' basic human rights. Since the 1970s, nike, inc has been accused of using sweatshops to produce footwear and clothing items nike has denied the claims in the past, suggesting the company has little control over sub-contracted factories beginning in 2002, nike began auditing its factories for occupational health and safety issues.
Ii respect for persons and their goods 2407 in economic matters, respect for human dignity requires the practice of the virtue of temperance, so as to moderate attachment to this world's goods the practice of the virtue of justice, to preserve our neighbor's rights and render him what is his due and the practice of. In williams, m e (ed), child labor and sweatshops (pp 43-47) farmington hills, mi: greenhaven press google scholar ariès, p (1973) centuries of childhood harmondsworth, uk: penguin google scholar arnold, d g, bowie, n e (2003) sweatshops and respect for persons business ethics quarterly, 13(2). Zwolinski references arnold, “exploitation and the sweatshop quandry,” 252-53, and arnold, “working conditions: safety and sweatshops,” 643 snyder, also recognizing that a fairness account is problematic, finds that a dignity account grounded in kantian respect for persons would be more promising. Gifford responded by crying on the air and apologizing for exploiting the young person's labor a very different view of that incident is put forward by benjamin powell in this clear and compelling analysis of sweatshops in the global economy “wendy diaz's message,” he observes, “should have been, 'don't.
This question is regarding the discussion of arguments for and against sweatshops sweatshops are defined by international labor rights forum, as an organization that violates two or more labor laws (2013) these laws could be those concerning wages, working hours, working conditions, safety and disciplinary methods. Abstract: this article applies the kantian doctrine of respect for persons to the problem of sweatshops we argue that multinational enterprises are properly regarded as responsible for the practices of their subcontractors and suppliers we then argue that multinational enterprises have the following duties in their off^ shore. Sweatshop wages in particular i will challenge the claim that one cannot wrong someone by benefiting her, especially if she consents to (and prefers to receive) such the exploitation and even if the person prefers the exploitation over all other options “sweatshops and respect for persons,” busi- ness ethics.
Without further analysis of what it is to treat humanity in persons as mere means or as ends, it isn't clear what answers the humanity formula implies to such ques tions furthermore, analyzing  denis arnold and norman bowie, “ sweatshops and respect for persons,” business ethics quarterly 13 (2003)  see, eg. Made sample's own account of sweatshop exploitation is helpful in showing the link between macro-fairness accounts and theories of exploitation as degradation without getting too deep into the details, suffice it to say that sample considers the wrongness of exploitation to include cases where we “fail to respect a person.
Despite the projected expansion of sweatshop operations, the harsh working conditions associated with it are frowned upon by the average person in the developed world about a decade theoretically, the need to respect human rights is directly associated with deontology and not utilitarianism yet, the. Sweatshops and respect for persons - volume 13 issue 2 - denis g arnold, norman e bowie. Ian maitland, “the great non-debate over international sweatshops,”british academy of management annual conference proceedings, september 1997, reprinted in ethical theory and business, 6th ed, ed “sweatshops and respect for persons,', business ethics quarterly 13 (2003): 221–42 the us.
Sweatshops appeared in the early nineteenth century in rhode island and massachusetts virtually every wealthy country in times more than his great- grandfather produced in 1780, the average person in 1860 could buy cantilist restrictions and respecting individual liberty and economic freedom it had a high level of. Maitland's critics have replied generally by disputing the effects that flow from living wage mandates and other proposals for overcoming sweatshop labor denis arnold and norman bowie (2003), for example, argue that kantian respect for persons demands payment of a living wage they maintain that the.
Treated with respect workers have basic rights that should not be violated, notwithstanding the geographical locale of their workplace the labor practices of “positive mnc deviants” can serve as models for other e bowie, “ sweatshops and respect for persons,” business ethics quarterly 13, 2 (april 2003): 221-242. Watch, united students against sweatshops, the national labor coalition, sweatshop watch, and the interfaith center on corporate from denis g arnold and norman e bowie sweatshops and respect for persons, business ethics quarterly 13 (2003) reprinted with permission of authors and business ethics. Rights appear to be moral rights because of their universal validity, this is only apparently so this is not to deny that classical human rights are justified by moral arguments but these arguments are unique in having an institutional referent whereas moral arguments typically appeal to the respect owed to persons in light of. I'm just about the only person in america who favors sweatshops, and i expect a few brickbats for my thursday column let me even those in middle-class type jobs work 10-12 hours/ day almost everyday of the week but at work, they should be treated with respect and dignity, that doesn't cost anything.