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Volume 14
Issue 2
Online publication date 2014-05-10
Title Deterrence theory and labelling of industrial accidents as white-collar crime in Bangladesh apparel industry: An epistemological standpoint
Author Muhammad Faisol Chowdhury
Abstract This paper aims to label industrial accidents as white-collar crime in Bangladesh apparel industry, where occupational health and safety provisions are mostly brushed aside by the factory owners. The study incorporates theory and evidence from over 92 sources from the of criminology, legal systems, occupational health and safety systems, and industrial accidents. The study observes a severe leniency and negligence among the factory owners in advocation and adaptation of these provisions which can be labelled as white-collar crime.
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Keywords Apparel industry, readymade garment, deterrence, white-collar crime, occupational health and safety
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