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Challenging the Chip:
Labor Rights and Environmental Justice in the
Global Electronics Industry

Eds. Ted Smith, David A. Sonnenfeld, David Naguib Pellow, and Leslie A. Byster

Foreword by Jim Hightower


  • (1-2 May 2008) Meet the Authors Invited Presentation, Sloan Industry Studies Conference, Boston, MA (DS) [link]

  • 2007

  • (4 October 2007) PARC Forum, Palo Alto Research Center, California (TS) [link] Audio/ Video

  • (31 August 2007) Asian Network for the Rights of Occupational Accident Victims (ANROAV) Conference, Hong Kong (TS) [link]

  • (21 April 2007) Chicago Green Festival, Global Exchange and Co-Op America (DP) [link]

  • (17 April 2007) Earthweek 2007, University of California at Berkeley (TS)

  • (9 April 2007) Social Sciences and Humanities Library, University of California, San Diego (DP, TS, AS, AH) [link1, link2]

  • (23 March 2007) Academic Showcase, Washington State University (DS) [link]

  • (7-8 March 2007) High Tech -- No Rights? Bread For All, Geneva and Laussane, Switzerland (RS) [link]

  • (28 February - March 4 2007) American Environmental History Association, Baton Rouge, La. (TUP/Scholar's Choice)

  • (3 February 2007) Teaching Workshop in Women's History, UCLA (GM)

  • (22-23 January 2007) The Environmental Challenge for Silicon Island, NationalTaiwan University & Taiwan Technology University, Taipei. Workshop with the Taiwan Environmental Action Network, Greenpeace China, and others. (TS, WT, HC) [link1, link2]

  • (15-18 January 2007) Waste Not Asia (WNA), Kerala, India (RA, KW, SP, TS) [link1, link2, link3]

  • (4-6 January 2007) Information Communication Technology and Development, Goa, India (AF) [link]

  • 2006

  • (1 December 2006) Environmental Studies Institute, Santa Clara University, California (CR, TS) [link]

  • (27 November - 1 December 2006) Basel Convention, 8th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties, Nairobi, Kenya (JP, RA) [link1, link2

  • (28 November 2006) E-Waste Management: Perspectives and Challenges. Toxics Link, with Maharashtra Pollution Control Board and United Nations Environment Programme, Mumbai, India (KW, RA) [link]

  • (25-27 November 2006) International Information Technology Labour Standards Conference, Suzhou, China (AL, SP, TS, BL)

  • (7 November 2006) Organizing in Global Electronics Supply Chains, International Metalworkers Federation, Singapore (RS2) [link]

  • (4-8 November 2006) American Public Health Association, Boston, Mass. Panel with Dr. Richard Clapp (TS, DP, JL, AH, KG) [link]

  • (4-7 November 2006) Asian Network for the Rights of Occupational Accident Victims (ANROAV), Bangkok, Thailand (SP, AL, TF) [link]

  • (26-27 October 2006) Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainable Development, Institute of Contemporary Observation, Shenzhen, China (BL) [link]

  • (25-29 October 2006) Society for Environmental Journalists, Burlington, Vermont (TS) [link]

  • (25 October 2006) Shih-Hsin University, Taipei, Taiwan (DS)

  • (18-19 October 2006) E-Scrap 2006, Austin, Texas (TS, RS1) [link]

  • (18 October 2006) Texas Campaign for the Environment: Earth Night celebration and Challenging the Chip book signing, Austin, TX (TS, RS1) [link]

  • (13-15 October 2006) Propelling Corporate Social Responsibility through Grassroots Movements: the Case of the Electronics Industry, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou; Sun Yat-Sen University, Xingangxilu Campus, Guangzhou; and Peking University, Beijing. With Greenpeace China (TS) [link1, link2]

  • (12-15 October 2006) American Studies Association, Oakland, Calif. (DP)

  • (7 October 2006) Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition: 24th Anniversary Benefit & Challenging the Chip book launch, Cupertino, Calif. (TS, DP, LB, SC, AH, JM, SP, JP, WT) [link]

  • (1-5 October 2006) International Solid Waste Association, Copenhagen, Denmark (JP) [link]

  • (29 September 1 October 2006) European Work Hazards Network, Riga, Latvia (TS, AH, AW) [link]

  • (23-29 July 2006) International Sociological Association XVIth World Congress, Durban, South Africa (DS)

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    AF = Anibel Ferus-Comelo
    AH = Amanda Hawes
    AL = Apo Leong
    AS = Amelia Simpson
    AW = Andrew Watterson
    CR = Chad Raphael
    DP = David Pellow
    DS = David Sonnenfeld
    GM = Glenna Matthews
    HC = Hua-mei Chiu
    JL = Joseph LaDou
    JM = James McCourt
    JP = Jim Puckett
    KG = Ken Geiser
    KW = Kishore Wankhade
    RA = Ravi Agarwal
    RS1 = Robin Schneider
    RS2 = Robert Steiert
    SP = Sanjiv Pandita
    TF = Tira Foran
    TS = Ted Smith
    TUP = Temple University Press
    WT = Wenling Tu


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