Travels of a T-Shirt in the Global Economy An Economist Examines the Markets, Power, and Politics of World Trade

ISBN-10: 0470287160
ISBN-13: 9780470287163
Edition: 2nd 2009
Authors: Pietra Rivoli, Rivoli
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Book details

List price: $18.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/3/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

This revised edition of the international bestseller (60,000 copies sold since 2005) now covers the biggest question Rivoli encounters from her readers: "What was the environmental impact of your t-shirt in Texas , China , Africa , etc.?" The new edition also explains what has happened to the main characters in the last 4 years, updates the latest political and economic developments that affect the story, and includes new teaching aids.

Preface To The Second Edition
Prologue
King Cotton
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
Made In China
Cotton Comes to China
The Long Race to the Bottom
Sisters in Time
The Unwitting Conspiracy
Trouble At The Border
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?
My T-Shirt Finally Encounters A Free Market
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
Acknowledgments
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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