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- ILO Publications 2003; US$ 5.00
Provides an overview of the clothing industry in South Africa and examines the activities of the South African Clothing and Textile Workers Union (SACTWU) and the Self Employed Womens Union (SEWU), highlighting their achievements and failures in representing and empowering workers in the informal economy. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 130.00
An in-depth look at the critical question of the role of international trade rules and capacity building initiatives in the growth of textiles and clothing in developing countries. It looks into several aspects that could explain the differential export performance of the textiles and clothing industry in several developing countries. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 124.95
Personal Capitalism and Corporate Governance is based on case studies of British manufacturing companies. It explores contemporary issues concerning corporate governance and corporate behaviour, with the main section dealing with methodology, in particula more...
- OUP Oxford 2009; US$ 109.99
Firms in the clothing industry engage in global sourcing and operate in global markets. Their global production networks have often been subject to scrutiny as the power relationships between buyer firms in developed countries and supplier firms in developing countries raise issues concerned with 'fast fashion', the role of brands, labour standards... more...
- Profile 2012; US$ 24.00
This is a life story of the founder of Reed Employment. Alec Reed, founder of the internationally successful Reed Employment and its sister company Reed Executive, is now in his late seventies but still a dynamic and imposing figure, with an engaging personality that conceals his shrewd flair for business. From humble beginnings, he seized every opportunity... more...
- iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2010; US$ 390.00
Nonwoven absorbents and wipes have been the major growth engines for the global nonwovens industry. Combined, these products account for a substantive global market of over $67 billion; however, adoption is still low in developing regions, providing a huge opportunity for suppliers. This e-book looks at the key end-use markets for nonwovens and where... more...
- Routledge 1998; US$ 200.00
This volume describes how conflicting managerial actors become mobilized to co-operate in situations of discontinuous technological change. These ideas are explored through an in-depth study of the Finnish paper industry. more...
- RAND Corporation 2003; US$ 9.95
Colombia has experienced significant political instability and violence over the past century due to a number of factors, including the proliferation of small-arms trafficking. The authors identify the sources and routes used by arms traffickers to acquire, buy, sell, receive, transfer, and ship weapons. They also examine the various groups and individuals... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 75.00
The textile and clothing industries accounted for USD 350 billion or 5.6% of total merchandise exports in 2002. They provide employment for tens of millions of people, primarily in developing countries but things are set to change drastically when new trade rules come into force at the end of 2004. more...