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Where am I wearing? : a global tour to the countries, factories, and people that make our clothes / Kelsey Timmerman.

Authors: Timmerman, Kelsey, 1979-
Call number: 338.47687 TIM
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, c2009.
Publication date: c2009.
Subject: Clothing trade.
Clothing workers.
Wages -- Clothing workers.
Consumers -- Attitudes.
Globalization.
Indiana Authors Award.
Title: Where am I wearing? : a global tour to the countries, factories, and people that make our clothes / Kelsey Timmerman.
Physical description: xiv, 248 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents note: 1: The mission -- A consumer goes global -- Tattoo's tropical paradise -- Fake blood, sweat, and tears: anti-sweatshop protestors -- 2: My underwear: made in Bangladesh -- Jingle these -- Undercover in the underwear biz -- Bangladesh amusement park -- Inside my first sweatshop -- Child labor in action -- Arifa, the garment worker -- Hope -- No black and white, only green -- 3: My pants: made in Cambodia -- Labor Day -- Year zero -- Those who wear Levi's -- Those who make Levi's -- Progress -- Treasure and trash -- 4: My flip-flops: made in China -- PO'ed VP -- Margaritaville -- Life at the bottom -- Growing pains -- The real China -- On a budget -- An all-American Chinese Wal-Mart -- The Chinese fantasy -- 5: My shorts: Made in the USA -- For richer, for poorer -- Untold stories -- Where are you wearing? The inexact science of finding out where your clothes were produced.
ISBN: 9780470376546 (cloth)
0470376546 (cloth)
LCCN: 2008028072
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1177039
Bib No.: 1177039

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