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Going Global

The Textile and Apparel Industry

eBook

3rd Edition

Grace I. Kunz, Elena Karpova and Myrna B. Garner


ISBN:
978-1-5013-1754-5 (online)
978-1-5013-0730-0 (paperback)
978-1-5013-0731-7 (epdf)
Published:
2016
DOI:
10.5040/9781501317545
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Abstract

Going Global provides a coherent framework for understanding the textiles and apparel industry in the context of the sustainability of supply chain and global sourcing practices. The manufacturing and distribution of textiles and apparel products is a truly global industry, making it crucial that students are aware of the most current political, social and economic developments within the international marketplace. This edition includes updated discussions of ethics, social justice, and environmental responsibility; trade agreements; and the role and specialization of the world regions and selected countries that are major players in the textile and apparel marketplace. The text examines Europe and the European Union, the Americas and the Caribbean Basin, the Middle East and Africa, and Asia and Oceania with an increased emphasis on China, Vietnam and Bangladesh.