The True Cost of Fashion (Consumer Nation)

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Who makes the clothes and accessories we buy on the high street and wear every day? What are the working conditions like for people who form part of the supply chain for the world's fahion industry? This book looks at the impact our fashion choices have on our lives and on the environment and asks how we can improve our lives and those of others with the things we buy.

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A series which could form the basis of interesting and informed discussions in English, Geography or Personal Education classes... the information value of this book is excellent. (School Librarian)

Asks readers to look behind the shiny front of retail consumerism. Attention is drawn to the fact that we, as individuals, have a role to play. The issues are presented clearly, with illustrations which are likely to draw teenagers into the argument. (Carousel)

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Find out how the things we buy and use every day are produced, often at a cost to workers' health or the environment, and discover how you can shop to change things for the better.

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