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Tethered Fates: Companies, Communities, and Rights at Stake

Shareen Hertel


Global supply chains extend throughout the developing world, but we know surprisingly little about company–community interaction. This book engages multiple sources of data to map the evolution and contemporary scope of “stakeholder dialogue” in the business and human rights arena. It draws on the 7,000-company database of the Business and Human Rights Resource Centre, and on original interviews with community members in two factory towns in the Dominican Republic, to illustrate economic rights challenges in light manufacturing communities. Tethered Fates maps trends in stakeholder dialogue by ... More

Keywords: human rights, supply chains, community development, stakeholder dialogue, Dominican Republic

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780190903831
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190903831.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Shareen Hertel, author
Associate Professor of Political Science and Human Rights, University of Connecticut