The travels of a t-shirt in the global economy : an economist examines the markets, power, and politics of world trade / Pietra Rivoli.
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- ISBN: 9781118950142
- Physical Description: xx, 347 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
- Edition: Second edition, new preface and epilogue, with updates on economic issues and main characters.
- Publisher: Hoboken, New Jersey : Wiley, 
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references (pages 310-334) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| How America has dominated the global cotton industry for 200 years -- The history of American cotton -- Back at the Reinsch farm -- All God's dangers ain't the subsidies -- Cotton comes to China -- The long race to the bottom -- Sisters in time -- The unwitting conspiracy -- Returning to America -- Dogs snarling together -- Perverse effects and unintended consequences of T-shirt trade policy -- 45 years of "temporary" protectionism end in 2009--now what? -- Where T-shirts go after the Salvation Army bin -- How small entrepreneurs clothe East Africa with old American T-shirts -- Mitumba : friend or foe to Africa? Conclusion. Epilogue: Developments 2009-2014. American cotton is still king --The race to the bottom speeds up --The alphabet armies march on --Competition heats up in the used clothing business.
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