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Ethiopia

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 1 : Africa

Berg Publishers, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...The array of dress styles in Ethiopia is vast. Often dress is meaningful on several levels and may indicate age, status, political membership, religious belief, and ethnic affiliation. Each culture within Ethiopia has its own unique style...
...Learning Objectives Upon completion of this case, students should be able to: Identify how small companies in developing countries can build and successfully develop an eco-friendly and socially responsible business. Analyze the challenges...

Theoretical Perspective of Global Sourcing

Jung E. Ha-Brookshire

Jung Ha-Brookshire, Ph.D., is Associate Professor in the Department of Textile and Apparel Management at the University of Missouri, USA. She is a Fulbright Scholar who teaches and researches global sourcing after 8 years of apparel sourcing industry experience in New York City. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Global Sourcing in the Textile and Apparel Industry

Fairchild Books, 2017

Book chapter

...Why do companies source their components or final products from other companies in foreign countries? Why wouldn’t they just make everything on their own? These same questions have been raised by many people before us, and several theories...

Harari Dress

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 1 : Africa

Berg Publishers, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...In the early twenty-first century, Muslim Harari women dress in sumptuous embroidered silk dresses and headscarves in purple, pink, and scarlet for special occasions. One particular dress can be worn inside out if in mourning or attending...

The Empress’s Old Clothes: Biographies of African Dress at the Victoria And Albert Museum

Dress History : New Directions in Theory and Practice

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...As recently as 2009 the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) explicitly excluded historic artefacts from most of Africa. The V&A Collections Management Policy defined the geographical boundaries of the collection thus: ‘Objects are collected...

Oromo Dress

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 1 : Africa

Berg Publishers, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...This focus on the dress of Oromo women and men from the early 1800s to the early twenty-first century includes changes in clothing from leather to cotton to an array of new textiles and symbols. It also touches on the most common jewelry...