2016
DOI: 10.1111/jiec.12464
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Consuming Childhoods: An Assessment of Child Labor's Role in Indian Production and Global Consumption

Abstract: Summary Although evidence indicates the significant incidence of child labor in India, the role it plays in the economy is still considerably unknown. This study used disaggregated labor data and evaluated local and global supply chains to develop the first comprehensive and systematic assessment of Indian child labor involved in the production of commodities consumed worldwide, considering trade between more than 15,000 industrial sectors across 189 countries. Five questions were addressed: Which children are… Show more

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“…; Gomez‐Paredes et al. ; Prell and Feng ) or discuss inequality in income and consumption and associated environmental impacts (López et al. ).…”
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“…; Gomez‐Paredes et al. ; Prell and Feng ) or discuss inequality in income and consumption and associated environmental impacts (López et al. ).…”
Section: Resultsmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…The industrial ecology community has only recently discovered an interest in social indicators. This issue includes a number of articles that deal with social issues associated with consumption and production along global supply chains (Alsamawi et al 2015;Gomez-Paredes et al 2016;Prell and Feng 2015) or discuss inequality in income and consumption and associated environmental impacts (López et al 2016).…”
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