Clothing Poverty: The Hidden World of Fast Fashion and Second-Hand Clothes (Paperback)Andrew Brooks (author)
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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Number of pages: 296
Weight: 446 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 mm
Edition: 2nd edition
Revealing. * Independent *
Brooks packs a great deal of such detail into a fast-paced and readable book. * Morning Star *
This engaging and well-written book focuses on some of the least explored outcomes of the fast-fashion system we all live in - that is, what we increasingly and quickly cast off. * Alessandra Mezzadri, SOAS, University of London *
Thought-provoking and insightful. A fascinating, must-read text for those interested in the ethics surrounding sustainability in fashion and design. * Alison Gwilt, author of Fashion Design for Living and A Practical Guide to Sustainable Fashion *
By bringing global systems of clothing provision into clearer view, the book offers valuable resources for vigorous debate over what an alternative world might look like. * Gillian Hart, University of California, Berkeley *
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. * Karen Tranberg Hansen, Northwestern University *
A book that sparks with intelligence, mapping a world that connects inequalities, Vivienne Westwood, post-consumption and second-hand garments. * Kate Fletcher, London College of Fashion *
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