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Sweatshops

An Undergraduate Library Subject Guide providing suggested resources and other information for beginning research on the topic Sweatshops.

Background Information

A sweatshop is a place of employment with unacceptable working conditions, often with dangerous working conditions or long hours for little pay and the potential for child labor or for workers who are made slaves through bondage. Use the following sources to learn more about sweatshops and the political, legal, social, and sociological issues surrounding it.