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Dr. Robert Ross presents "Slaves to Fashion"


Student Center - Blue Lounge

Start Time

10/2/2008 11:30 AM

End Time

10/2/2008 12:30 PM


Clark University professor Dr. Robert Ross will discuss his book "Slaves to Fashion." http://www.slavestofashion.org/
"Slaves to Fashion is a remarkable achievement, several books in one: a gripping history of sweatshops, explaining their decline, fall, and return; a study of how the media portray them; an analysis of the fortunes of the current anti-sweatshop movement; an anatomy of the global traffic in apparel, in particular the South-South competition that sends wages and working conditions plummeting toward the bottom; and not least, a passionate declaration of faith that humanity can find a way to get its work done without sweatshops. This is engaged sociology at its most stimulating." - Todd Gitlin
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