Government 94ek: Globalization and Private Governance





This research seminar examines the impact of globalization on labor and environmental standards in developing nations. Topics include: the rules of the World Trade Organization and various preferential trade agreements, including NAFTA, and how these affect regulatory standards set by governments; the effects of corporate social responsibility (CSR) measures, including corporate codes of conduct; the effectiveness of activist campaigns, and; the impact of voluntary certification and labeling schemes such as Fair Trade.

See also: Undergraduate