Textiles and Apparel in the Global Economy / Edition 3

Textiles and Apparel in the Global Economy / Edition 3

by Kitty Dickerson
     
 

ISBN-10: 013647280X

ISBN-13: 9780136472803

Pub. Date: 08/11/1998

Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference

One of the most widely-adopted sources for current and authoritative information for international textile and apparel economics. As the softgoods industry (textiles, apparel, and retailing) approaches the millennium, globalization is dramatically changing the way business is conducted; this valuable book prepares the reader to understand and to deal with those…  See more details below

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One of the most widely-adopted sources for current and authoritative information for international textile and apparel economics. As the softgoods industry (textiles, apparel, and retailing) approaches the millennium, globalization is dramatically changing the way business is conducted; this valuable book prepares the reader to understand and to deal with those changes. Expands coverage of textile/apparel production and trade in Asia, Western and Eastern Europe, Central and South America, North America, Africa, Australia, and the Caribbean to provide a more complete view of the industry around the world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780136472803
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date:
08/11/1998
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
606
Product dimensions:
7.70(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.40(d)

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Table of Contents

I. INTRODUCTION.

1. Textiles and Apparel as a Global Sector.

II. AN OVERVIEW: HISTORY, THE GLOBAL SETTING, THEORY.

2. Historical Perspective.
3. The Setting-An Overview.
4. Theoretical Perspectives.

III. AN OVERVIEW OF THE GLOBAL TEXTILE AND APPAREL INDUSTRIES.

5. Global Patterns of Development.
6. Global Patterns of Textile and Apparel Activities.
7. The Textile Complex in Select Regions of the World.

IV. THE U.S. TEXTILE COMPLEX IN THE GLOBAL ECONOMY.

8. An Overview of the U.S. Textile Complex.
9. The U.S. Textile and Apparel Industries and Trade.

V. "MANAGING" TEXTILE AND APPAREL TRADE IN THE GLOBAL ECONOMY.

10. Textile and Apparel Trade Policies.
11. Structures for Facilitating and "Managing" Textile and Apparel Trade.

VI. BALANCING CONFLICTING INTERESTS IN TEXTILE AND APPAREL TRADE.

12. The Interests of Industry and Labor in Textile and Apparel Trade.
13. The Interests of Retailers and Importers in Textile and Apparel Trade.
14. The Interests of Consumers in Textile and Apparel Trade.
15. Policymakers and Textile/Apparel Trade.

VII. CONCLUSION.

16. Conclusions: A Problem with No Answers.
Appendix: Participants in the Multifiber Arrangement.
Bibliography.

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