Globalisation of production has been accompanied by a rise of informal and insecure work across different regions of the world, even in formal establishments. Yet, the role of labour has received scant attention in both the governance and analyses of global production networks (GPNs). Therefore, activists and scholars have demanded a “sea-change in the international business model and the active participation of informed and empowered workers” (Brown 2013: 5) that needs to be flanked by an analytical framework that puts workers’ agency at the centre.

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Siegmann, K.A, Knorringa, P, & Merk, J.J.S. (2014). Putting Workers’ Agency at the Centre in the Indonesian Sportswear Industry. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/1765/76958