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  • Company Towns of the Bata Concernby Ondrej Sevecek; Martin Jemelka

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 51.53

    <P>During the interwar years, the footwear industry was confronted with similarly revolutionary changes and processes to those in the automobile industry which tend to be associated with the name of Henry Ford. Their major vehicle became the originally Czechoslovak enterprise of the Ba'a siblings, which, during the first decades of the twentieth... more...

  • Möbel 2by DIN e.V.

    Beuth 2015; US$ 162.23

    Das normative Spektrum, nach dem Möbel qualitativ und funktional beurteilt werden, ist äußerst breit. Die vierte Auflage des DIN-Taschenbuchs liefert 36 DIN-(EN)-Normen, 3 Vornormen und 4 DIN-Fachberichte über: Oberflächen // Möbelbeschläge // Holz und Holzwerkstoffe // Textilien und Leder. Gegenüber der Vorgängerauflage wurden 13 dieser Dokumente... more...

  • Streitschrift Rettet die Kindheitby Joachim Käppner

    Verlagsgruppe Hüthig Jehle Rehm 2015; US$ 3.63

    Es ist nicht mehr der Obrigkeitsgeist oder die schwarze Pädagogik, welche die Kindheit zu ersticken drohen. Es ist der Ungeist der Ökonomisierung. Nichts gegen die Kindheit, so lässt sich das neue Credo zusammenfassen, aber muss sie so lange dauern? Der Leistungsgesellschaft - oder jenen, die sich als deren Träger verstehen - dauern Kindheit und Jugend... more...

  • Who's Buying Apparelby The New Strategist Editors

    New Strategist Press, LLC 2015; US$ 68.95

    The tenth edition of Who’s Buying Apparel is based on unpublished data collected by the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ 2013 Consumer Expenditure Survey—you can’t get these data online. It examines how much Americans spend on apparel by the demographics that count—age, income, high-income households, household type, race and Hispanic... more...

  • Who's Buying Household Furnishings, Services, and Suppliesby The New Strategist Editors

    New Strategist Press, LLC 2015; US$ 68.95

    The twelfth edition of Who’s Buying Household Furnishings, Services, and Supplies is based on unpublished data collected by the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ 2013 Consumer Expenditure Survey—you can’t get these data online. It examines how much Americans spend on their homes by the demographics that count: age, income, high-income... more...

  • Local Implementation of Quality, Labour and Environmental Standardsby Lizbeth Navas-Alemán; Luiza Bazan

    International Labour Office 2003; US$ 5.00

    Analyses whether improving quality, labour and environmental conditions will improve developing countries’ chances of upgrading industrially. Examines different types of value chain governance and levels of compliance with global standards in the footwear industry. Based on fieldwork carried out in the Sinos Valley in Brazil in 2000. more...

  • Organizing in the Informal Economyby Mark Bennett

    International Labour Office 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 Women’s Union (SEWU), highlighting their achievements and failures in representing and empowering workers in the informal economy. more...

  • Innovation Policies and International Trade Rulesby Dr Kaushalesh Lal; Professor Pierre A. Mohnen

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 145.00

    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...

  • National Capitalisms, Global Production Networksby Christel Lane; Jocelyn Probert

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 119.99

    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...

  • Nonwovens for home and personal careby Pira International Ltd

    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...