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Stitched up : the anti-capitalist book of fashion

Author: Tansy E Hoskins
Publisher: London : Pluto Press, 2014. ©2014
Series: Counterfire (Series)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Combining industry insider interviews with a fascinating historical narrative, Stitched Up delves into the alluring world of fashion to reveal what is behind the clothes we wear. Moving between Karl Largerfeld and Karl Marx, Stitched Up explores consumerism, class and advertising to reveal the interests which benefit from exploitation. Tansy E. Hoskins dissects fashion's vampiric relationship with the planet and
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tansy E Hoskins
ISBN: 9780745334561 0745334563 9780745332901 0745332900 9781552666630 1552666638
OCLC Number: 873090523
Description: 254 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. Owning It --
2. The Fashion Media --
3. Buyology --
4. Stitching It --
5.A Bitter Harvest --
6. Fashion and Size --
7. Is Fashion Racist? --
8. Resisting Fashion --
9. Reforming Fashion --
10. Revolutionising Fashion.
Series Title: Counterfire (Series)
Responsibility: Tansy E. Hoskins.


Delves into the exclusive and alluring world of fashion, to expose class division, gender stereotyping and wasteful consumption.  Read more...
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'The book takes a rigorous unflinching look at the fashion industry's long list of offences' -- Marie-Claire Conlin, 'Stripped of your ignorance, you will feel naked. But by the end Read more...

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