SUSTAINABLE FASHION

3rd Edition

Connie Ulasewicz and Janet Hethorn

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PAPERBACK + STUDIO

ISBN:
9781501385711
Published:
OCT 06, 2022
Other Formats ISBN
eBook + Studio 9781501385728
eBook 9781501385674
Companion Study Tools ISBN
Studio 9781501385698

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What's in the book

The Book

Sustainable Fashion: Take Action, Third Edition presents a fresh exploration of practices that are underway in design and production within the fashion industry and the possibilities for future directions that can be taken now. This book focuses on innovative action needed to achieve the goal of creating healthier environments, reducing climate change, and improving the well-being of all people as they choose and wear clothing. This third edition continues to delve into the role that fashion plays in a sustainable future, through the interconnected model of “Connecting with People, Processes, and Environment”, which marks the focus of the book’s three sections. Covering a wide range of sustainability practices, the chapters are written by both academic and industry professionals, providing a balanced view of the topics with breadth and depth and suggesting routes for further examination.

New to this Edition:
-Thoroughly revised to cover advancements since the last edition, topics of equity, diversity, and inclusion are paramount within in each chapter, and social justice as a concept is highlighted throughout
-Changes in cultural, social, and health contexts as they impact fashion action are spotlighted in every chapter
-“Take Action” features are integrated within chapters

STUDIO Features Includes:
-Study smarter with self-quizzes featuring scored results and personalized study tips
-Review concepts with flashcards of essential vocabulary

Instructor Resources
-Instructor’s Guide provides suggestions for planning the course and using the text in the classroom, supplemental assignments, and lecture notes



Table of Contents

Foreword by Nicole Bassett
Preface
Introduction
Acknowledgments
Notes on Contributors

Section I: Connecting with People
Chapter 1: The Fashion of Sustainability by Linda Welters
Chapter 2: Our Social and Environmental Responsibilities by Connie Ulasewicz
Chapter 3: Innovation: Design Thinking, Equity, and Sustainability by Janet Hethorn
Chapter 4: The Communication of Sustainable Action by Connie Ulasewicz

Section II: Connecting with Processes
Chapter 5: Mixing Metaphors in the Fiber-Textile-Apparel Complex: Fashion the Future by Susan B. Kaiser
Chapter 6: Zero Waste Fashion Design in Fashion Systems by Timo Rissanen
Chapter 7: Processes for Clothing and Textile Disposal: Who is Responsible? by Joanne Brasch
Chapter 8: Technology and Sustainable Futures: Disrupting the Cycles of Overproduction in Fashion by Lucy E. Dunne

Section III: Connecting with the Environment
Chapter 9: Building Circular Business Models and Value Chains by Kerli Kant Hvass and Esben Rahbek Gjerdrum Pederson
Chapter 10: The New Circular Economy--A System in Harmony with Planetary Boundaries by Carrie Ellen Phillips and Francois Souchet
Chapter 11: Textiles: Selection Decisions for Your Future by Gail Baugh
Chapter 12: Resilience and Resistance: Strategies for Regime Shifts by Hélène Day Fraser

Index
Glossary



About The Authors

Dr. Connie Ulasewicz, Professor Emerita of Apparel Design and Merchandising at San Francisco State University, is CBU Productions' Founder. A community-engaged speaker and writer, she collaborates with businesses and governmental and educational organizations to formulate and promote solutions related to the circular economy. Her textile and apparel career has been interwoven between global manufacturing, production, consulting, and education. She is a member of ESRAP, Educators for Socially Responsible Apparel Practices, and the California Statewide Textile Recovery Advisory Council (STRAC). Connie holds a B.S. from Syracuse University, an M.S. from the University of Maryland, and a Ph.D. in Human Development from Fielding Graduate University.

Janet Hethorn is professor and dean emerita in the College of the Arts and Media at Central Michigan University.



Format:
Paperback + Studio
Edition:
3rd
Imprint:
Fairchild Books
Illustrations:
100 bw illus