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The Travels of a T-Shirt in the Global Economy: An Economist Examines the…

af Pietra Rivoli

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The keys to global business success, as taught by a T-shirt's journey The Travels of a T-Shirt in the Global Economy is a critically-acclaimed narrative that illuminates the globalization debates and reveals the key factors to success in global business. Tracing a T-shirt's life story from a Texas cotton field to a Chinese factory and back to a U.S. storefront before arriving at the used clothing market in Africa, the book uncovers the political and economic forces at work in the global economy. Along the way, this fascinating exploration addresses a wealth of compelling questions about politics, trade, economics, ethics, and the impact of history on today's business landscape. This new printing of the second edition includes a revised preface and a new epilogue with updates through 2014 on the people, industries, and policies related to the T-shirt's life story. Using a simple, everyday T-shirt as a lens through which to explore the business, economic, moral, and political complexities of globalization in a historical context, Travels encapsulates a number of complex issues into a single identifiable object that will strike a chord with readers as they: Investigate the sources of sustained competitive advantage in different industries Examine the global economic and political forces that explain trade patters between countries Analyze complex moral issues related to globalization and international business Discover the importance of cultural and human elements in international trade This story of a simple product illuminates the many complex issues which businesspeople, policymakers, and global citizens are touched by every day.… (mere)

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I fully agree with fellow reviewer Justintrapp. This covers the entire scope of global trade..outsourcing,the polititics of South Carolina who protects his textile industry, and at the end the effect of American clothes sold overseas on its improving fashions, men and women. A must read. ( )
  carterchristian1 | Jul 24, 2015 |
A book about economics that everyone should read. Superb. ( )
  xander_paul | Jun 16, 2014 |
Fascinating both for seeing how far a t-shirt travels from grower to the store rack (and afterwards) and for showing how complicated international trade really is. The author writes from an free-market perspective but acknowledges the concerns of those who favor more regulation.

What particularly sticks with me: her descriptions of the grueling work in a Chinese factory, and then pointing out that the reason these young women are working there is because it's easier work for better pay than they'd get back on the farm at home. ( )
  castiron | May 10, 2013 |
This book tells about the textile industry in a global economy using a t-shirt as an example. She explains the entire travels of a t-shirt from the cotton farm in Texas to a used clothing dealer in Africa. Some of the economic policies about the textile industry are explained. This book is a must read for business students, especially those who are in former mill towns in order to understand the change that the economies in those towns did go through. ( )
  mminor1985 | Dec 29, 2012 |
Dr. Rivoli traces the history and processes that a tshirt undergoes, from cotton seed to finished product to throw away item. The chapter on trade policies was pretty brutal, but the rest of the book was interesting. BVUs Common Reading bok for 2011.
  mojomomma | Aug 18, 2011 |
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The keys to global business success, as taught by a T-shirt's journey The Travels of a T-Shirt in the Global Economy is a critically-acclaimed narrative that illuminates the globalization debates and reveals the key factors to success in global business. Tracing a T-shirt's life story from a Texas cotton field to a Chinese factory and back to a U.S. storefront before arriving at the used clothing market in Africa, the book uncovers the political and economic forces at work in the global economy. Along the way, this fascinating exploration addresses a wealth of compelling questions about politics, trade, economics, ethics, and the impact of history on today's business landscape. This new printing of the second edition includes a revised preface and a new epilogue with updates through 2014 on the people, industries, and policies related to the T-shirt's life story. Using a simple, everyday T-shirt as a lens through which to explore the business, economic, moral, and political complexities of globalization in a historical context, Travels encapsulates a number of complex issues into a single identifiable object that will strike a chord with readers as they: Investigate the sources of sustained competitive advantage in different industries Examine the global economic and political forces that explain trade patters between countries Analyze complex moral issues related to globalization and international business Discover the importance of cultural and human elements in international trade This story of a simple product illuminates the many complex issues which businesspeople, policymakers, and global citizens are touched by every day.

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