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

ISBN-10: 0470039205

ISBN-13: 9780470039205

Edition: 2005

Authors: Pietra Rivoli

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Focusing on the example of a T-shirt manufactured in China, using cotton grown in Texas, sold in the U.S., then discarded and sold again in Africa, Pietra Rivoli charts the complicated world of international trade in manufactured goods & raw materials.
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Book details

List price: $16.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/30/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

King Cotton
Reinsch Cotton Farm, Smyer, Texas
The History of American Cotton
Back at the Reinsch Farm
Made in China
Cotton Comes to China
The Long Race to the Bottom
Sisters in Time
Trouble at the Border
Dogs Snarling Together
Perverse Effects and Unintended Consequences of T-Shirt Trade Policy
40 Years of "Temporary" Protectionism Ends in 2005-and China Takes All
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
Epilogue to the Paperback Edition
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