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Manufacturing industries

  • Clothing Povertyby Andrew Brooks

    Zed Books 2015; US$ 21.95

    A gripping exposé on the hidden global trade networks of the fast-fashion and clothing recycling industry more...

  • Fashioning Fatby Amanda M. Czerniawski

    NYU Press 2015; US$ 22.10

    For two and a half years, Amanda Czerniawski was a sociologist turned plus-size model. Journeying into a world where, as a size 10, she was not considered an average body type, but rather, for the fashion industry, ?plus-sized,? Czerniawski studied the standards of work and image production in the plus-sized model industry.  Fashioning Fat  takes... more...

  • The Woolen Industry of the Midwestby Norman L. Crockett

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Through the study of a regional industry, the book illustrates the impact of an expanding national market on a previously isolated market, offering new insights into a pioneer industry in the West and into the business methods and procedures of the time. The book discusses the growth of a myriad of small processing and manufacturing plants which drew... more...

  • The Rag Raceby Adam D. Mendelsohn

    NYU Press 2014; US$ 29.75

    Winner of the 2014 National Jewish Book Award in American Jewish Studies presented by the Jewish Book Council The majority of Jewish immigrants who made their way to the United States between 1820 and 1924 arrived nearly penniless; yet today their descendants stand out as exceptionally successful. How can we explain their dramatic economic ascent?... more...

  • Hello Girls and Boys!by David Veart

    Auckland University Press 2014; US$ 29.15

    Toys are fun – but they are also serious business, as David Veart makes clear in this remarkable story of New Zealanders and their toys from Maori voyagers to twenty-first-century gamers. With its memories of knucklebones and double happys, golliwogs and tin canoes, marbles and Meccano, Tonka trucks and Buzzy Bees, this is a seriously fun New Zealand... more...

  • Measure of a Manby Martin Greenfield; Wynton Hall

    Regnery Publishing 2014; US$ 27.99

    He's been called "America's greatest living tailor" and "the most interesting man in the world." Now, for the first time, Holocaust survivor Martin Greenfield tells his incredible life story. Taken from his Czechoslovakian home at age fifteen and transported to the Nazi concentration camp at Auschwitz with his family, Greenfield came face to face... more...

  • The Travels of a T-Shirt in the Global Economyby Pietra Rivoli

    Wiley 2014; US$ 20.00

    The keys to global business success, as taught by a T-shirt's journey The Travels of a T-Shirt in the Global Economy is a critically-acclaimed narrative that illuminates the globalization debates and reveals the key factors to success in global business. Tracing a T-shirt's life story from a Texas cotton field to a Chinese factory and back to a... more...

  • B2B-Online-Marketing und Social Mediaby Ralf Kreutzer; Andrea Rumler; Benjamin Wille-Baumkauff

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 0.00

    Ralf T. Kreutzer, Andrea Rumler und Benjamin Wille-Baumkauff erläutern, wie B2B-Unternehmen einen kompetenten Online-Auftritt erreichen. Dazu zählt neben einer empfängerorientiert ausgestalteten Corporate Website auch eine Suchmaschinen-Optimierung, die sich an den Nutzergewohnheiten orientiert. Zusätzlich wird die gerade für B2B-Unternehmen wichtige... more...

  • Fashion Marketingby Caroline Le Bon

    Business Expert Press 2014; US$ 19.95

    Fashion is everywhere! It transcends domains and applies to almost any kind of product (e.g., apparel, cars, digital devices, food, literature, travel, music, house decoration and personal wellness). Fashion greatly influences public interest, media coverage, and product success. The global fashion industry is among the most important in terms of investments,... more...

  • Towards a Brave New Arms Industry?by Richard Bitzinger

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 38.95

    In the post-Cold War era, most countries have been forced to radically reduce their arms industries, and abandoned self-sufficiency in favour of a subordinate role in an increasingly globalized worldwide defence industry. This has significant implications for the future of armaments production, for proliferation, and for arms control. more...