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Author Collins, Jane Lou, 1954-

Title Threads : gender, labor, and power in the global apparel industry / Jane L. Collins.

Imprint Chicago : University of Chicago Press, c2003.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    331.7687 COL    Available
Description xiv, 207 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 191-202) and index.
Contents Tracing the threads of a global industry -- The emergence of a twenty-first century apparel industry -- Tultex: mass-producing knitwear in southern Virginia -- Liz Claiborne Incorporated: developing a global production network -- On the shop floor in Aguascalientes -- Local labor and global capital -- From gilded age to new deal?
Subject Liz Claiborne Inc.
Women clothing workers -- Virginia -- Martinsville.
Knit goods industry -- Virginia -- Martinsville -- Employees.
Clothing workers -- Virginia -- Martinsville.
Clothing trade -- United States.
Consumers -- United States -- Attitudes.
Women clothing workers -- Mexico -- Aguascalientes.
Knit goods industry -- Mexico -- Aguascalientes -- Employees.
Clothing workers -- Mexico -- Aguascalientes.
Globalization -- Economic aspects -- United States -- Case studies.
Globalization -- Economic aspects -- Mexico -- Case studies.
International business enterprises -- United States -- Case studies.
Added Title Gender, labor, and power in the global apparel industry
ISBN 0226113701 (hbk. : alk. paper)
0226113728 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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