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Authored Books

Mezzadri, Alessandra (2020) The Sweatshop Regime: Labouring Bodies, Exploitation and Garments Made in India (paperback). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. (Development Trajectories in Global Value Chains)

Mezzadri, Alessandra (2017) The Sweatshop Regime: Labouring Bodies, Exploitation and Garments Made in India. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. (Development Trajectories in Global Value Chains)

Edited Book or Journal Volume

Mezzadri, Alessandra, ed. (2020) Marx in the Field. Anthem Press. (Frontiers of Global Political Economy and Development Series) (Forthcoming)

Book Chapters

Baglioni, Elena and Mezzadri, Alessandra (2020) 'Labour Control Regimes and Social Reproduction: Some Reflections on the Strengths and Weaknesses of an Evolving Framework.' In: Hammer, Anita and Fishwick, Adam, (eds.), The Political Economy of Work in the Global South. London: Macmillan Education, pp. 115-130. (Critical Perspectives on Work and Employment)

Miyamura, Satoshi (2020) 'Understanding Labour Relations and Struggles in India through Marx’s Method.' In: Mezzadri, Alessandra, (ed.), Marx in the Field. London: Anthem Press. (Forthcoming)

Mezzadri, Alessandra (2017) 'Class, gender and the sweatshop: on the nexus between labour commodification and exploitation.' In: Pattenden, J. and Campling, L. and Miyamura, S. and Selwyn, B., (eds.), Class Dynamics of Development. Abingdon; New York: Routledge. (ThirdWorlds)

Mezzadri, Alessandra (2017) 'Garment Sweatshop Regimes, the Laboring Body, and the Externalization of Social Responsibility over Health and Safety Provisions.' In: Prentice, Rebecca and De Neve, Geert, (eds.), Unmaking the global sweatshop: health and safety of the world’s garment workers. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, pp. 173-199.

Mezzadri, Alessandra (2010) 'Assessing the Effectiveness of Corporate Social Responsibility as a Tool for ‘Poverty Reduction through Productive Activities’: The Case of the Delhi Garment Cluster.' In: Growth, Exports and Technological Change in Developing Countries. Vienna: UNIDO, pp. 148-165. (UNIDO Research and Statistics Branch Working Paper 26/2009)

Mezzadri, Alessandra (2009) ''Neoliberalism, Industrial Restructuring and Labour: Lessons from the Delhi Garment Industry'.' In: Saad Filho, Alfredo and Yalman, Galip L., (eds.), Economic Transitions to Neoliberalism in Middle Income Countries- Policy Dilemmas, Economic Crises, Forms of Resistance. Abingdon: Routledge.

Mezzadri, Alessandra (2008) 'Feminise without Unionise: the Indian Garment sector and its lack of solidarity.' In: Missing Links in Sustainable Development: South Asian Perspectives. Islamabad: SDPI/Sama, pp. 105-130.

Mezzadri, Alessandra (2007) 'The limitation of corporate social responsibility in the Indian garment sector: a case study from the Delhi industrial area at the end of the Multi Fibre Agreement.' In: At the crossroads: South Asian Research, Policy and Development in a Globalised World. Islamabad: SDPI/Sama, pp. 16-35.

Journal Article

Stevano, Sara and Mezzadri, Alessandra and Lombardozzi, Lorena and Bargawi, Hannah (2020) 'Hidden Abodes in Plain Sight: The Social Reproduction of Households and Labour in the COVID-19 pandemic.' Feminist Economics. (Forthcoming)

Mezzadri, Alessandra (2020) 'The Informal Labours of Social Reproduction.' Global Labour Journal, 11 (2). pp. 156-163.

Mezzadri, Alessandra (2019) 'On the value of social reproduction: Informal labour, the majority world and the need for inclusive theories and politics.' Radical Philosophy, 2 (4). pp. 33-41.

Mezzadri, Alessandra and Lulu, Fan (2018) '‘Classes of Labour’ at the Margins of Global Commodity Chains in India and China.' Development and Change, 49 (4). pp. 1034-1063.

Prentice, Rebecca and De Neve, Geert and Mezzadri, Alessandra and Ruwanpura, Kanchana N. (2017) 'Health and Safety in Garment Workers’ Lives: Setting a New Research Agenda.' Geoforum, 88 (Jan). pp. 157-160.

Mezzadri, Alessandra (2016) 'Class, gender and the sweatshop: on the nexus between labour commodification and exploitation.' Third World Quarterly, 37 (10). pp. 1877-1900.

Mezzadri, Alessandra (2016) 'The informalization of capital and interlocking in labour contracting networks.' Progress in Development Studies, 16 (2). pp. 124-139.

Mezzadri, Alessandra (2015) 'Why inequality matters – for the rich and the poor.' The Conversation UK [Online].

Mezzadri, Alessandra (2015) 'A ‘song of the wage’ for Rana Plaza.' New Internationalist.

Mezzadri, Alessandra (2015) ''Free to stitch, or starve: capitalism and unfreedom in the global garment industry'.' Open Democracy: Beyond Trafficking and Slavery.

Mezzadri, Alessandra (2014) 'Backshoring, local sweatshop regimes and CSR in India.' Competition & Change, 18 (4). pp. 327-344.

Mezzadri, Alessandra (2014) 'Cambodian sweatshop protests reveal the blood on our clothes.' The Conversation UK.

Mezzadri, Alessandra (2014) 'Are Ethical Initiatives Successful in the Indian Garment Industry? A Focus on Homeworkers.' Development Viewpoint (83).

Mezzadri, Alessandra (2014) 'Indian Garment Clusters and CSR Norms: Incompatible Agendas at the Bottom of the Garment Commodity Chain.' Oxford Development Studies, 42 (2). pp. 217-237.

Mezzadri, Alessandra (2012) 'Reflections on Globalisation and Labour Standards in the Indian Garment Industry: Codes of Conduct Versus ‘Codes of Practice’ Imposed by the Firm.' Global Labour Journal, 3 (1). pp. 40-62.

Mezzadri, Alessandra (2010) 'Globalisation, informalisation and the state in the Indian garment industry.' International Review of Sociology, 20 (3). pp. 491-511.

Mezzadri, Alessandra (2009) 'The global footloose proletariat and the financial crisis: reflections on the contradictions of export-oriented industrialisation in India.' Global Labour Column (5).

Mezzadri, Alessandra (2008) 'How Globalised Production Exploits Informal-Sector Workers: Investigating the Indian Garment Sector.' Development Viewpoint (12).

Mezzadri, Alessandra (2008) 'The rise of neo-liberal globalisation and the ‘new old’ social regulation of labour: the case of Delhi garment sector.' The Indian Journal of Labour Economics, 51 (4). pp. 603-618.

Monographs and Working Papers

Mezzadri, Alessandra and Majumder, Sanjita (2018) The ‘Afterlife’ of Cheap Labour: Bangalore Garment Workers from Factories to the Informal Economy. FEDI and Cividep Working Paper:

Mezzadri, Alessandra and Srivastava, Ravi (2015) Labour regimes in the Indian garment sector: capital-labour relations, social reproduction and labour standards in the National Capital Region. London: CDPR SOAS.

Mezzadri, Alessandra (2015) 'Garment Sweatshop Regimes: The Informalisation of Social Responsibility over Health and Safety Provisions', Working paper 30/2015. CDPR.

Book Reviews

Mezzadri, Alessandra (2016) 'Review of: Labour State and Society in Rural India: A Class Relational Approach, by Jonathan Pattenden. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2016.' Journal of Agrarian Change, 16 (4). pp. 737-740.

Mezzadri, Alessandra (2016) 'Review of: ‘Gender, Development and Globalization: Economics As If All People Mattered’ (Second Edition) by Lourdes Benería, Günseli Berik and Maria S. Floro. Routledge, 2016.' Gender & Development, 24 (2). pp. 329-330.

Mezzadri, Alessandra (2014) 'Review of 'At work in the informal economy of India: a perspective from the bottom up', by Jan Breman (2013).' Journal of Agrarian Change, 14 (3). pp. 466-470.

Mezzadri, Alessandra (2011) 'Review of 'Africa's Informal Workers: collective agency, alliances and transnational organising in urban Africa’ edited by Ilda Lindell.' Journal of Modern African Studies, 49 (2). pp. 344-345.

Opinion Pieces / Media / Blogs

Mezzadri, Alessandra and Ruwanpura, Kanchana (2020) How Asia’s clothing factories switched to making PPE – but sweatshop problems live on. The Conversation UK [Opinion Pieces / Media / Blogs]

Mezzadri, Alessandra (2020) A crisis like no other: social reproduction and the regeneration of capitalist life during the COVID-19 pandemic. Developing Economics [Opinion Pieces / Media / Blogs]

Mezzadri, Alessandra (2019) All is revealed: how productivity barely covers anything in fast fashion prices. The Mint Magazine [Opinion Pieces / Media / Blogs]

Mezzadri, Alessandra (2019) Review of: 'We the Workers'. Directed by Wen Hai. New York: Icarus Films, 2017. 174 minutes. Films for the Feminist Classroom [Opinion Pieces / Media / Blogs]

Mezzadri, Alessandra (2019) Rana Plaza, Six Years On: We Will Not Shop Where We Cannot Struggle. Eco-Age [Opinion Pieces / Media / Blogs]

Mezzadri, Alessandra (2019) The march out of the sweatshop: on work and life after the garment factory. Development Studies at SOAS [Opinion Pieces / Media / Blogs]

Other

Mezzadri, Alessandra (2017) 'Machines: Watch this documentary to understand the working poverty of the sweatshop.' The Conversation (May 17).

Mezzadri, Alessandra (2017) 'Sweatshop Regime.' The Page 99 Test (March 12).

Mezzadri, Alessandra (2016) 'Modern slavery and the gendered paradoxes of labour unfreedom.' openDemocracy [online] .

Mezzadri, Alessandra (2016) 'Working poverty in many sizes: A survey of Delhi garment workers challenges key assumptions in the labour standards debate.' Global Labour Column (235). University of Witzwaterstrand, Global Labour University (GLU).

Mezzadri, Alessandra (2015) 'Mr Modi and the working poor.' SOAS South Asia Notes (March 24). SOAS.

This list was generated on Fri Sep 18 03:17:34 2020 BST.