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A year without "made in China" : one family's true life adventure in the global economy

Author: Sara Bongiorni
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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After she and her family spent one year not buying any products from China, the author offers revealing insights into the complex relationship between the American standard of living and the numerous Chinese imports that are necessary to maintain it.
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Genre/Form: Reality memoirs
Case studies
fallstudier
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bongiorni, Sara, 1964-
Year without "made in China".
Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, ©2007
(OCoLC)654363926
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sara Bongiorni
ISBN: 9780470116135 0470116137 9780470379202 0470379200
OCLC Number: 77574612
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xiv, 235 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Farewell, my concubine --
Red shoes --
Rise and China --
Manufacturing dissent --
A modest proposal --
Mothers of invention --
Summer of discontent --
Red tide --
China dreams --
Meltdown --
The China season --
Road's end.
Responsibility: Sara Bongiorni.
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The book is a personal account of the challenges faced by one family without Chinese consumer goods. In an accessible way, the book will shed light on China's reach into the daily lives of ordinary  Read more...

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"...an interesting sideways glance at the personal effects of globalism..." (Publishers Weekly, August 6, 2007) "a wry look at the ingenuity it takes to shun the planeta s fastest--growing economy." Read more...

 
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