Clothing Poverty (BOK)

Andrew Brooks

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Have you ever stopped and wondered where your jeans came from? Who made them and where? Ever wondered where they end up after you donate them for recycling? Following a pair of jeans, Clothing Poverty takes the reader on a vivid around-the-world tour to reveal how clothes are manufactured and retailed, bringing to light how fast-fashion and clothing recycling are interconnected. Andrew Brooks shows how recycled clothes are traded across continents, uncovers how retailers and international charities are embroiled in commodity chains which perpetuate poverty, and exposes the hidden trade networks which transect the globe. Stitching together rich narratives, from Mozambican markets, Nigerian smugglers and Bolivian female traders to London's vintage clothing scene and Vivienne Westwood's ethical fashion lines, Brooks uncovers the many hidden sides of fashion.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2015 Forfatter Andrew Brooks
ISBN 9781783600670
Antall sider 296 Dimensjoner 15,4cm x 21,7cm x 2,2cm
Vekt 336 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd

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