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Conclusions

  • Myriam Oehri
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Part of the The European Union in International Affairs book series (EUIA)

Abstract

The book’s concluding chapter summarizes the study’s main findings and emphasizes the bearing they have on policy. Oehri not only discusses the political implications of US and EU external labor governance but also provides detailed recommendations for the USA and the EU to improve their courses of action when promoting workers’ rights worldwide, also in light of the ongoing negotiations of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), other trade arrangements, and alternative practices. In addition to implications for policy makers and practitioners, the chapter furthermore illustrates the book’s theoretical implications and highlights its bearings on international labor studies, political science, and social science more broadly. Oehri finally offers concrete recommendations for future research informing the trade-labor nexus.

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  • Myriam Oehri
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  1. 1.Global Studies InstituteUniversity of GenevaGenèveSwitzerland

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