A Dialectic Treatment of the Question: Should Sweatshops be Banned, or Not?

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A Dialectic Treatment of the Question: Should Sweatshops be Banned, or Not?
In the world of international business and commerce, globalization is truly resulting in the breaking down of artificial barriers to the flows of goods, services, capital, and knowledge (Stiglitz, 2003, p. 9). And while this speeding up of worldwide interconnectedness is transforming the way organizations conduct business, it is also raising new ethical questions related to worldwide labor market integration. As a normal business practice, many multinational corporations (MNCs) are tapping into low wage labor markets in developing countries where sweatshop manufacturing is commonplace. The fundamental ethical question that arises, therefore, is - should sweatshops...
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