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The Resource The travels of a t-shirt in the global economy : an economist examines the markets, power and politics of world trade, Pietra Rivoli

The travels of a t-shirt in the global economy : an economist examines the markets, power and politics of world trade, Pietra Rivoli

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The travels of a t-shirt in the global economy : an economist examines the markets, power and politics of world trade
Title
The travels of a t-shirt in the global economy
Title remainder
an economist examines the markets, power and politics of world trade
Statement of responsibility
Pietra Rivoli
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rivoli, Pietra
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HD9969.S6
LC item number
R58 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • T-shirt industry
  • International trade
  • Free trade
  • International economic relations
  • Internationale handel
  • Textielindustrie
Label
The travels of a t-shirt in the global economy : an economist examines the markets, power and politics of world trade, Pietra Rivoli
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
pt. 1. King cotton -- 1. Reinsch cotton farm, Smyer, Texas -- 2. The history of American cotton -- 3. Back at the Reinsch farm -- pt. II. Made in China -- 4. Cotton comes to China -- 5. The long race to the bottom -- 6. Sisters in time -- pt. III. Trouble at the border -- 7. Dogs snarling together -- 8. Perverse effects and unintended consequences of T-shirt trade policy -- 9. 40 years of "temporary" protectionism ends in 2005--and China takes all -- pt. IV. My T-shirt finally encounters a free market -- 10. Where T-shirts go after the Salvation Army bin -- 10. How small entrepreneurs clothe East Africa with old American T-shirts
Control code
56894579
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvii, 254 p.
Isbn
9780471648499
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Lccn
2004025910
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)56894579
Label
The travels of a t-shirt in the global economy : an economist examines the markets, power and politics of world trade, Pietra Rivoli
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
pt. 1. King cotton -- 1. Reinsch cotton farm, Smyer, Texas -- 2. The history of American cotton -- 3. Back at the Reinsch farm -- pt. II. Made in China -- 4. Cotton comes to China -- 5. The long race to the bottom -- 6. Sisters in time -- pt. III. Trouble at the border -- 7. Dogs snarling together -- 8. Perverse effects and unintended consequences of T-shirt trade policy -- 9. 40 years of "temporary" protectionism ends in 2005--and China takes all -- pt. IV. My T-shirt finally encounters a free market -- 10. Where T-shirts go after the Salvation Army bin -- 10. How small entrepreneurs clothe East Africa with old American T-shirts
Control code
56894579
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvii, 254 p.
Isbn
9780471648499
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Lccn
2004025910
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)56894579

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