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His recent books include The Uprising: On Poetry and Finance (Semiotext(e) 2012), After The Future (AK Press, 2011), and The Soul at Work: From Alienation to Autonomy (Semiotext(e) 2009). His visit is in conjunction with Brady Cranfield and Jamie Hilder’s exhibition Due To Injuries… at 221A.This event is co-sponsored by SFU's Vancity Office of Community Engagement and the SFU Institute for the Humanities.
Date created: 2013-09-14
Date created: 2004
Genevieve LeBaron is a Professor and Director, School of Public Policy, at Simon Fraser University's Vancouver campus.Her award-winning research investigates the business of forced labour in global supply chains and the effectiveness of government, industry, and worker-led strategies to combat it. Her latest books are Combatting Modern Slavery: Why Labour Governance is Failing and What We Can Do About It (Polity Press, 2020, Winner of the Academy of Management SIM Division's Best Book Prize) and Fighting Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking: History and Contemporary Policy (Cambridge University Press, 2021, co-edited with David W. Blight and Jessica Pliley). She is the author of over forty academic journal articles and book chapters.LeBaron is Co-Principal Investigator of Re:Structure Lab, a research and policy Lab based across SFU School of Public Policy, Stanford and Yale Universities. Her research has attracted funding from several councils and foundations, including: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC); the UK's Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC); The British Academy; Ford Foundation; Leverhulme Trust; and Humanity United. LeBaron has was elected to the College of the Royal Society of Canada in 2020. Drawing from her research, LeBaron works closely with governments, United Nations agencies, global companies and others to build measures to prevent forced labour directly into their business models and supply chain relationships. She currently serves on the UK Parliament's Modern Slavery and the Supply Chain Advisory Committee. Resources: Meet Genevieve LeBaron, School of Public Policy's New Director: https://www.sfu.ca/mpp/news-events/news/welcome-genevieve-lebaron.htmlGenevieve LeBaron: https://www.genevievelebaron.com/aboutReStructure Lab: https://www.restructurelab.org/Confronting the Business Models of Modern Slavery: https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/1056492621994904Hybrid (un)freedom in worker hostels in garment supply chains: https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/pdf/10.1177/00187267221081296The Unequal Impacts of Covid-19 on Global Garment Supply Chains: http://speri.dept.shef.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/The-Unequal-Impacts-of-Covid-19-on-Global-Garment-Supply-Chains.pdf
Date created: 2022-06-28
This is an edited version of a report prepared for UNESCO/UNDP as part of their program of assistance to the Government of Albania.
Date created: 1996