Production Chain of Smartphones

Level: beginner
Benjamin Selwyn | I-PEEL, 2016
Production Chain of Smartphones
Perspective: Marxian Political Economy
Topic: labour & care, north-south relations
Format: Multimedia Dossier
Link: http://i-peel.org/phone/

This multimedia dossier explores the production chain of smartphones. In particular due to the violation of workers' rights and low payments, the author Benjamin Selwyn calls those production structures global poverty chains. He explains how they are linked to global wealth concentration and asks how those poverty chains can be broken. In this context, he points to the importance of workers' struggles an elaborates on the concept of a labour-centered development.

 


Tags

Donate

This project is brought to you by the Network for Pluralist Economics (Netzwerk Plurale Ökonomik e.V.).  It is committed to diversity and independence and is dependent on donations from people like you. Regular or one-off donations would be greatly appreciated.