- JAN 14, 2021
|Paperback + Studio||9781501339042|
|eBook + Studio||9781501339035|
|Companion Study Tools||ISBN|
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What's in the book
The manufacturing and distribution of textiles and apparel products is a truly global industry, making it crucial to understand current political, social, and economic developments within the international marketplace. Going Global offers a comprehensive framework and approach to understanding the global textile and apparel industries, trade, and markets. This framework is used to holistically examine the global sourcing of textiles and apparel in the context of supply chain sustainability, while exploring the roles and specializations of world regions and selected countries that are major players in the textile and apparel marketplace.
New to this Edition:
-Comprehensive updates to country profiles and their specializations
-Brand new Industry Profile feature with interviews from sourcing industry professionals
-New and updated case studies help readers apply concepts to real-world scenarios
-The Instructor's Guide provide suggestions for planning the course and using the text in the classroom, supplemental assignments, and lecture notes
-Test Bank includes sample test questions for each chapter
-PowerPoint® presentations include color images from the book and provide a framework for lecture and discussion
Going Global STUDIO
-Study smarter with self-quizzes featuring scored results and personalized study tips
-Review concepts with flashcards of essential vocabulary
Table of Contents
Instructor and Student Resources
PART 1: EMBARKING ON A GLOBAL ADVENTURE
1. Introduction to Globalization
2. Consumers, Consumption, and Well-Being
3. Textile and Apparel Supply Matrix
4. Sustainability in the Textile and Apparel Industries
PART 2: THE GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN
5. Textile and Apparel Trade: Barriers, Regulations, and Politics
6. Illegal and Unethical Trade Activity
7. Selecting Locations for Global Sourcing
8. Selecting Factories for Apparel Production
PART 3: TRADING PARTNERS
9. Europe and the European Union
10. The Americas and the Caribbean Basin
11. Asia and Oceania
12. Africa and the Middle East
About The Authors
Elena Karpova is an Associate Professor in the Department of Apparel, Events, and Hospitality management at Iowa State University, USA.
Grace I. Kunz is Professor Emerita at Iowa State University.
Myrna B. Garner is Professor Emerita at Illinois State University.
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