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...Learning Objectives Upon completion of this case, students will be able to: Review the global nature of the cotton textile and apparel supply chain. Examine the forced labor issue in textile and apparel production and sourcing and related...

Moral Dilemmas in the Fashion Business

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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The Dangers of Fashion : Towards Ethical and Sustainable Solutions

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

Book chapter

...In most cases of our lives, there are two sides of a story. That is true even in fashion businesses. A decision that seems to be detrimental to one group of people may save the livelihood of many people in another place. A decision...

A Look at Labor Issues in the Manufacturing of Fashion through the Perspective of Human Trafficking and Modern-day Slavery

The Dangers of Fashion : Towards Ethical and Sustainable Solutions

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

Book chapter

...Plenty of literature has outlined the labor issues present in apparel supply chains. The purpose of this chapter is to explore these issues as they are faced by workers who are trafficked and held in modern-day slavery. A brief historical...

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Social Justice

Leslie Davis Burns

Dr. Leslie Davis Burns is President and Founder of Responsible Global Fashion LLC and Professor Emerita of Apparel Design and Merchandising at Oregon State University. A scholar and educator around topics related to the international apparel industries, consumer behaviour, and corporate social responsibility, Leslie is author of Sustainability and Social Change in Fashion (2019, Fairchild Books) and co-author of The Business of Fashion (6th edition forthcoming, 2020, Fairchild Books). She is also the Editor-in-Chief of the new online resource, Bloomsbury Fashion Business Cases. Leslie is a Fellow of the International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) and has received the Distinguished Scholar and the Educator of the Year Awards from ITAA in addition to teaching, research, and leadership awards from Oregon State University. Leslie holds a BA from Washington State University and a Ph.D. in Consumer Sciences and Retailing from Purdue University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sustainability and Social Change in Fashion

Fairchild Books, 2019

Book chapter

...Describe relevant issues in the fashion industry related to diversity, equity, inclusion, and social justice.Explain strategies in the fashion industry that result in equitable and inclusive fashion products and imagery and promotion...

Illegal and Unethical Trade Activity

Elena E. Karpova

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Elena E. Karpova is an Associate Professor in the Department of Apparel, Events, and Hospitality management at Iowa State University, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Grace I. Kunz

Grace I. Kunz is Professor Emerita at Iowa State University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Myrna B. Garner

Myrna B. Garner is Professor Emerita at Illinois State University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Going Global : The Textile and Apparel Industry

Fairchild Books, 2021

Book chapter

...Eighty percent of consumers admitted that they bought fake or pirated goods regularly, with little remorse or concern for the consequences (International Chamber of Commerce (2009)).Upon completion of this chapter, you will be able...
...Learning Objectives Upon completion of this case, students will be able to: Understand the global nature of today’s apparel industry. Analyze the complex economic, social, and political factors associated with apparel trade and sourcing...

Production and Manufacture

The End of Fashion : Clothing and Dress in the Age of Globalization

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

Book chapter

...Introduction The crisis of the fast-fashion model has received important media attention in recent years. Labor rights and ecological effects represent major challenges for the fashion industry. Forecasts indicate that the British...
...Learning Objectives Upon completion of this case, students should be able to: Understand the concepts of ethical clothing and fast fashion. Identify H&M’s ethical practices and policies since Rana Plaza. Evaluate whether fast fashion can...

Selecting Locations for Global Sourcing

Elena E. Karpova

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Elena E. Karpova is an Associate Professor in the Department of Apparel, Events, and Hospitality management at Iowa State University, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Grace I. Kunz

Grace I. Kunz is Professor Emerita at Iowa State University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Myrna B. Garner

Myrna B. Garner is Professor Emerita at Illinois State University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Going Global : The Textile and Apparel Industry

Fairchild Books, 2021

Book chapter

...There are about 200 countries in the world. Every year US companies import apparel from nearly 180 of them.Upon completion of this chapter, you will be able to:Examine factors that must be considered when evaluating potential sites...

Making Fashion Transparent: What Consumers Know about the Brands They Admire

Iva Jestratijevic

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Nancy A. Rudd

The Ohio State University Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Intermediate business case

...Learning Objectives Upon completion of this case, students should be able to: Describe why supply chain transparency can both strengthen/weaken brand image. Analyze the advantages and disadvantages of transparent communication for luxury...