Threads: Gender, Labor, and Power in the Global Apparel Industry / Edition 1by Jane L. Collins
Pub. Date: 07/01/2003
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Americans have been shocked by media reports of the dismal working conditions in factories that make clothing for U.S. companies. But while well intentioned, many of these reports about child labor and sweatshop practices rely on stereotypes of how Third World factories operate, ignoring the complex economic dynamics driving the global apparel industry.