Event Title

“Am I Not a Man but Also an Explorer?” Labor Contradictions, Capitalism, and Chocolate Relations Between British Manufacturers and West African Cocoa Producers

Presenter Information

Ryan Minor

Presentation Type

Oral Presentation

College

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Major

Social Sciences

Location

RM 215-218

Faculty Mentor

Dr. Tiffany Jones

Start Date

2-27-2013 1:40 PM

End Date

2-27-2013 5:20 PM

Abstract

The research focuses on the contradictory treatment of labor along the English chocolate industry’s multinational supply chain at the turn of the 20th century. The greater purpose of this research is to use this particular industry to examine universal connections between industrial capitalism and mistreatment of labor in Africa over the last two centuries.

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Feb 27th, 1:40 PM Feb 27th, 5:20 PM

“Am I Not a Man but Also an Explorer?” Labor Contradictions, Capitalism, and Chocolate Relations Between British Manufacturers and West African Cocoa Producers

RM 215-218

The research focuses on the contradictory treatment of labor along the English chocolate industry’s multinational supply chain at the turn of the 20th century. The greater purpose of this research is to use this particular industry to examine universal connections between industrial capitalism and mistreatment of labor in Africa over the last two centuries.