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Clothing poverty

Andrew Brooks

Clothing poverty

the hidden world of fast fashion and second-hand clothes

by Andrew Brooks

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Clothing trade,
  • Economic aspects,
  • Used clothing industry,
  • Clothing and dress,
  • Fashion

  • About the Edition

    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 Chinese factories to London"s vintage clothing scene, TOMS shoes and Vivienne Westwood"s ethical fashion lines, Brooks uncovers the many hidden sides of fashion.--COVER.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAndrew Brooks
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD9940.A2 B76 2015
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 288 pages
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27187111M
    ISBN 101783600675, 1783600683
    ISBN 109781783600670, 9781783600687
    OCLC/WorldCa892455140

    Mar 15,  · “Andrew Brooks's Clothing Poverty is a lively exploration of the hidden world of fast fashion and second-hand clothing that invites us to think of where our clothes come from. The book reveals a complicated geography of wealth and poverty that make Western consumers complicit in creating a clothing production system that gives people in the /5(4). THE DEFINITIONS OF POVERTY Don’t ask me what poverty is because you have met it outside my house. Look at the house and count the number of holes. Look at my utensils and the clothes that I am wearing. Look at everything and write what you see. lack of adequate clothing and poor housing conditions.” (Moldova, ).

    — Law and Poverty This book argues that for the international community to achieve the Millennium Development Goals, governments must step in to protect the rights of the poor. £ $ Buy book Clothing Poverty The Hidden World of Fast Fashion and Second-Hand Clothes Andrew Brooks Revised and Expanded Edition. Buy Clothing Poverty Revised and Expanded by Andrew Brooks (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(6).

    Apr 03,  · Brooks’ new book, Clothing Poverty – The Hidden World of Fast Fashion and Second-hand Clothes describes a multi-billion dollar industry, fraught with complexity and even deceit. CHARITIES AND COMMERCIAL COLLECTORS. Get this from a library! Clothing poverty: the hidden world of fast fashion and second-hand clothes. [Andrew Brooks] -- 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 .


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Ethical clothing myths and realities Fast-fashion systems. Summary 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.

Ultimately he cannot escape poverty through are traded globally ever year.1 This book explores how second-hand clothing supply chains cut across continents, linking Americans, Canadians. Feb 20,  · About 72% of the district’sstudents come from families living in poverty.

Although there are no records kept on how many children lack proper clothing, officials estimate that at least. Clothing Poverty The Hidden World of Fast Fashion and Second-hand Clothes (Book): Brooks, Andrew: 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. Following the journey of a pair of jeans Clothing Poverty takes the reader on a vivid around-the-world tour from cotton fields to retail stores.

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' --Karen Tranberg Hansen, Professor Emerita, Northwestern University.