Trajectories Of Development And The Global Clothing Industry

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The fashion industry is an engine for global growth and development. Generating €1.5 trillion in 2016, it employs around 60 million people along its value chain.1 At the same time the industry uses a large amount of resources and has a heavy environmental impact compounded by the industry s continuing growth.2

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Aug 03, 2011 Global Value Chains in a Postcrisis World: A Development Perspective (2010). His research interests deal with economic and social upgrading, value chain governance and trends in contemporary global industries. 1 Introduction The apparel industry has been one of the pillars of export-oriented industrialisation throughout the world since the

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clothing industry, discussing the clothing global value chains (GVCs) and its main actors, the regulatory environment of global clothing trade, and global trade patterns. The third section discusses the development of export clothing sectors in SSA, identifies different types of clohing firms and value

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ent trajectories and scenarios to provide a better understanding of the relationship between economic and social upgrading. KEYWORDS: PRODUCTION NETWORKS, VALUE CHAINS, DECENT WORK, TEXTILE INDUSTRY, CLOTHING INDUSTRY, MOROCCO. 341 Economic and social upgrading in global production networks: Problems

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Development Trajectories in Global Value Chains A feature of the current phase of globalization is the outsourcing of production tasks and services across borders, and increasing organization of production and trade through global value chains (GVCs), global commodity chains (GCCs), and global production networks (GPNs).

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Snježana Firšt Rogale: Intelligent clothing: first and second generation clothing with adaptive thermal insulation properties (2017) DOI: 10.1177/0040517517718190 (Adatbázis: SAGE Journals) Nicoli Nattrass: Trajectories of development and the global clothing industry (2018) DOI: 10.1177/1024529418768608 (Adatbázis: SAGE Journals)