The Resource Fixing fashion: : rethinking the way we make, market and buy our clothes, Michael Lavergne, (ebook)

Fixing fashion: : rethinking the way we make, market and buy our clothes, Michael Lavergne, (ebook)

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Fixing fashion: : rethinking the way we make, market and buy our clothes
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Fixing fashion:
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rethinking the way we make, market and buy our clothes
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Michael Lavergne
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eng
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With sales of more than five hundred billion US dollars a year, the fashion industry is one of the most important sectors of the global economy, employing millions of men, women, and often children in the developing world. And yet its record is far from pretty. The collapse of Bangladesh's Rana Plaza with some thirty-five hundred desperately underpaid garment workers inside was a shocking example of what can go wrong when manufacturers ruthlessly cut costs while turning a blind eye to labor rights and workplace safety. Written by an apparel industry insider, Fixing Fashion argues that the true legacy of Rana Plaza is increased awareness of how cheap, disposable clothing has led time and time again to serious community, environmental, and labor rights abuses. Ethical supply chain professional Michael Lavergne explores: The birth of the global apparel trade, from colonialism and slavery to today's neoliberal trade agenda How the infamous race to the bottom has led to some of the worst social and environmental excesses in the global apparel industry The rise of a new breed of entrepreneurs and stakeholders driving change and transparency across international supply chains. By taking a hard look at the very real impacts of our consumer culture's addiction to disposable fashion, Fixing Fashion challenges each of us to take full responsibility for understanding the hidden cost of our clothes
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Midwest
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Lavergne, Michael
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338.4/774692
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non fiction
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  • Clothing trade
  • Clothing trade
  • Fashion
  • Fashion
  • Shopping
  • Consumption (Economics)
  • Social responsibility of business
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adult
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Fixing fashion: : rethinking the way we make, market and buy our clothes, Michael Lavergne, (ebook)
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9781550925951
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MWT11858916
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Fixing fashion: : rethinking the way we make, market and buy our clothes, Michael Lavergne, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781550925951
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11858916
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11858916
System control number
MWT11858916
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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