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The fashion industry : opposing viewpoints

Author: Roman Espejo
Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, ©2010.
Series: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A series of essays that express various perspectives on the fashion industry around the world.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roman Espejo
ISBN: 9780737745122 0737745126 9780737745139 0737745134
OCLC Number: 317921635
Description: 215 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: How does the fashion industry affect society? Images of thin models play a role in eating disorders / Janet L. Treasure, Elizabeth R. Wack, and Marion E. Roberts ; Images of thin fashion models do not play a role in eating disorders / Fred Schwarz ; The fashion industry ignores plus-size women / Emili Vesilind ; Plus-size models are becoming more visible in the fashion industry / Elizabeth Bryant ; The fashion industry lacks ethnic diversity / Anne Bratskeir ; Ethnic diversity in the fashion industry is improving / Ryan Pintado-Vertner --
What problems is the fashion industry facing? Counterfeiting is a serious problem for luxury brands / Vivia Chen ; Counterfeiting may actually benefit luxury brands / Mark Ritson ; Fast fashion is a problem / Marilyn Gardner ; Fast fashion may have benefits / Elisabeth Rosenthal ; Poor working conditions in factories are a serious problem in the fashion industry / Robert J. S. Ross ; Some fashion companies monitor and improve working conditions in factories / H&M --
Is the fashion industry appropriately regulated? Fashion designers need copyright protection / Alain Coblence ; Fashion designers do not need copyright protection / Julian Sanchez ; Extremely thin models should be banned from fashion shows / Academy for Eating Disorders ; Banning extremely thin models from fashion shows is problematic / Lindsay Beyerstein --
What is the future of the fashion industry? Haute couture fashion is thriving / Larry Elliott ; Haute couture fashion is declining / Bridget Foley ; Green fashion is the future of the fashion industry / Brita Belli ; Consumers should approach green fashion with caution / Gloria Sin ; Online fashion retail is growing / Victoria Furness ; Some companies are reluctant to embrace web 2.0 technologies / Imran Amed.
Series Title: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Responsibility: Roman Espejo, book editor.

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