ISBN-10:
1628925310
ISBN-13:
9781628925319
Pub. Date:
07/30/2015
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Sustainable Fashion: What's Next? A Conversation about Issues, Practices and Possibilities / Edition 2

Sustainable Fashion: What's Next? A Conversation about Issues, Practices and Possibilities / Edition 2

by Janet Hethorn, Connie Ulasewicz

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ISBN-13: 9781628925319
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 07/30/2015
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 448
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Janet Hethorn is Professor of Art and Design and Dean, College of Communication and Fine Arts, Central Michigan University, US.
Connie Ulasewicz is Professor at San Francisco State University, US.

Foreword by
William McDonough is founder of the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute and co-author of Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things.

Contributors

Linda Welters, University of Rhode Island, US
Suzanne Loker, Cornell University, US
Domenica Peterson, Co-Founder, Global Action Through Fashion, US
Susan B. Kaiser, University of California, Davis, US
Paul Gill, Garment Industry Executive, US
Timo Rissanen, Parsons The New School for Design, US
Jana Hawley, University of Arizona, US
Van Dyk Manasseh Lewis, Cornell University, US
Annie McCourt, Textile & Apparel Associate, Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute, US
Lewis Perkins, Senior VP, Cradle to Cradle Products Innovations Institute, US
Gail Baugh, San Francisco State University, US
Shona Barton Quinn, Sustainability Leader, Eileen Fisher, US
Lucy Dunne, University of Minnesota, US
Helene Day-Fraser, Emily Carr University of Art and Design, CAN
Kerli Kant Hvass, Copenhagen Business School, EU

Table of Contents

Foreword by William McDonough
Preface
Introduction
Section 1: Connecting with People on Sustainable Practices
Introduction
Chapter 1: The Fashion of Sustainability by Linda Welters, University of Rhode Island, US
Chapter 2: Seeking Responsibility and Innovation in the Sewn Products Industry by Connie Ulasewicz, San Francisco State University, US
Chapter 3: User-Centered Innovation: Design Thinking and Sustainability by Janet Hethorn, Central Michigan University, US
Chapter 4: Social Media as a Tool for Social Change by Domenica Peterson, Co-Founder, Global Action Through Fashion, US
Chapter 5: Issues of Social Responsibility and the Challenges Faced by the Decision Makers and the Decision Doers by Connie Ulasewicz, San Francisco State University, US
Best Practices: The Filippa K Story by Kerli Kant Hvass, Copenhagen Business School, EU
Section II: Production and Economic Processes in the Global Economy
Introduction
Chapter 6: Mixing Metaphors in the Fiber, Textile, and Apparel Complex: Moving Forward by Susan Kaiser, University of California, Davis, US
Chapter 7: Economy of Scale: A Global Context by Paul Gill, Garment Industry Executive, US
Chapter 8: Zero Waste Fashion Design by Timo Rissanen, Parsons The New School for Design, US
Chapter 9: Economic Impact of Textile and Clothing Recycling by Jana Hawley, University of Arizona, US
Chapter 10: Technology and Sustainable Futures by Lucy Dunne, University of Minnesota, US
Best Practices: Sri Lanka: A Model of Sustainable Apparel Industry Initiatives by Suzanne Loker, Cornell University, US
Section III: The Environment, the Planet and the Materials Used in Fashion Making
Introduction
Chapter 11: Treatise for Fashion Sustainable Thinking by Van Dyk Manasseh Lewis, Cornell University, US
Chapter 12: Designing for the Circular Economy: Cradle to Cradle Design® by Annie Gullingsrud, Textile & Apparel Associate, Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute and Lewis Perkins, Senior VP, Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute
Chapter 13: Fibers: Exploring Healthy and Clean Fiber by Gail Baugh, San Francisco State University, US
Chapter 14: Sustainable Sourcing by Shona Barton Quinn, Sustainability Leader, Eileen Fisher, US
Chapter 15: Challenges and Propositions: Alternate Approaches to Design and Engagement by Helene Day-Fraser, Emily Carr University of Art and Design, CAN
Best Practices: Peg and Awl: To Make Things Out of Other Things by Janet Hethorn, Central Michigan University, US
Bibliography
Index

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