LiveZilla Live Chat Software
Importitall
Register/Login Login Contact UsContacts BlogBlog
Cart Items : 0 | Cart Total : R0
USA Categories
Site Security
Books > Business & Money > Industries > Fashion & Textile > B007TGOOAU
  1. Where am I Wearing: A Global Tour to the Countries, Factories, and People That Make Our Clothes
    Image(s) provided for illustrative purposes and may differ from the actual product
  2. Where am I Wearing: A Global Tour to the Countries, Factories, and People That Make Our Clothes

    [B007TGOOAU]
    Delivery: 10-20 Working Days
    Not Available / Digital Item

     pinterest 
Additional Information

A journalist travels the world to trace the origins of our clothes

When journalist and traveler Kelsey Timmerman wanted to know where his clothes came from and who made them, he began a journey that would take him from Honduras to Bangladesh to Cambodia to China and back again. Where Am I Wearing? intimately describes the connection between impoverished garment workers' standards of living and the all-American material lifestyle. By introducing readers to the human element of globalization—the factory workers, their names, their families, and their way of life—Where Am I Wearing bridges the gap between global producers and consumers.

  • New content includes: a visit to a fair trade Ethiopian shoe factory that is changing lives one job at time; updates on how workers worldwide have been squeezed by rising food costs and declining orders in the wake of the global financial crisis; and the author's search for the garment worker in Honduras who inspired the first edition of the book
  • Kelsey Timmerman speaks and universities around the country and maintains a blog at www.whereamiwearing.com. His writing has appeared in the Christian Science Monitor and Condé Nast Portfolio, and has aired on NPR.

Enlightening and thought-provoking at once, Where Am I Wearing? puts a human face on globalization.

Similar Products

Where Am I Eating?: An Adventure Through the Global Food Economy with Discussion Questions and a Guide to Going Overdressed: The Shockingly High Cost of Cheap FashionThe Color Complex (Revised): The Politics of Skin Color in a New MillenniumUnlabel: Selling You Without Selling OutMore Than Good Intentions: Improving the Ways the World's Poor Borrow, Save, Farm, Learn, and Stay HealthyThe Travels of a T-Shirt in the Global Economy: An Economist Examines the Markets, Power, and Politics of World Trade. New Preface and Epilogue with Updates on Economic Issues and Main CharactersWhere Am I Eating An Adventure Through the Global Food EconomyThe Fashion Designer's Textile Directory
Specifications

Country
USA
Author
Kelsey Timmerman
Binding
Kindle Edition
EAN
0723481104844
Edition
2
EISBN
9781118356104
Format
Kindle eBook
Label
Wiley
Manufacturer
Wiley
NumberOfPages
307
PublicationDate
2012-04-09
Publisher
Wiley
ReleaseDate
2012-04-09
Studio
Wiley
Please Note

The authorised South African distributor of this product is under no obligation to honour the manufacture's guarantees/warranties or to provide after-sales service.

Please note that this item is imported from the USA, and is designed to be used in the USA. In addition, if the unit is powered it will come with a US plug and an adapter/transformer may be required. Please click here for more information on power requirements, or check with us if you are unsure or need any assistance!

Please also note that certain items cannot be imported, these include Alcohol, Animals, Batteries, Flammable Materials, Currency, Food, Furs, Chemicals, Explosives, Medications, Plants, Seeds, Supplements, Pressurized Cans, Tactical Equipment, Vitamins, Weaponry and Weaponry Accessories. In these cases, the item and information is displayed for reference purposes only. If you are not sure if we are permitted to bring an item, please send us an e-mail with a link to the item to confirm.

Please also ensure that you are ordering the correct item for your particular application as returns to the USA are costly. Product reviews are also provided for most of our items, which can give you a good idea for possible things to look out for and the quality of the item. By clicking Add to Cart, you are confirming that the item is correct and you accept the conditions listed here.