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Published: 05 May 2009

368 Pages

ISBN: 9780199214815

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National Capitalisms, Global Production Networks

Fashioning the Value Chain in the UK, US, and Germany

Christel Lane and Jocelyn Probert

  • Analyses the global networks of clothing firms and how it influences issues of 'fast fashion', brands, labour standards in developing countries, and job losses in the industry in the US and Europe
  • Focuses on the power relationships between western producers and retailers, and buyer firms in developed and supplier firms in developing countries
  • Combines an analysis of international/regional regulatory systems, global markets and conditions in the developing countries
  • Uses over one hundred interviews in six countries on three continents

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