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Regulatory Reform in the Light of Regulatory Character: Assessing Industrial Safety Change in the Aftermath of the Kader Toy factory Fire in Bangkok, Thailand

Haines, Fiona

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Effective safety regulation remains an elusive goal for many industrializing nations, with the economic philosophy underpinning economic globalization ambivalent towards regulation, while successive industrial disasters demonstrate a need for improvement. This article explores this nexus between globalization and regulatory reform through research into the aftermath of the Kader Toy Factory Fire in Bangkok, Thailand. It argues that reform following such events cannot be assessed by reference to...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2003
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/33389
Source: Social and Legal Studies
DOI: 10.1177/0964663903012004003

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