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2007
Adhikari, Ratnakar and Yumiko Yamamoto The Textile and Clothing Industry: Adjusting to the post-quota world In Industrial Development for the 21st Century: Sustainable Development Perspectives. New York: United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs.
pdf
No
Global reconfigurations
2006
Abernathy, Frederick H., Anthony Volpe and David Weil The Future of the Apparel and Textile Industries: Prospects and Choices for Public and Private Actors Environment and Planning A, Vol. 38, No. 12, pp. 2207-2232.
Hardcopy
Yes
Global reconfigurations
2006
Arnold, Dennis Free Trade Agreements in Southeast Asia Journal of Contemporary Asia, Vol. 36, No. 2, pp 195-216.
Hardcopy
Yes
Global reconfigurations
2006
Bair, Jennifer Regional Trade and Production Blocs in a Global Industry: Towards a Comparative Framework for Research Environment and Planning A, Vol. 38, Issue 12.
Hardcopy
Yes
Global reconfigurations
2006
Conway, Patrick Global Implications of Unraveling Textiles and Apparel Quotas unpublished.
Hardcopy
Yes
Global reconfigurations
2006
Gereffi, Gary The New Offshoring of Jobs and Global Development Geneva: ILO
Hardcopy
Yes
Global reconfigurations
2006
Hess, Martin and Henry Wai-Chung Yeung Whither Global Production Networks in Economic Geography Past, Present, and Future Environment and Planning A, Vol. 38, pp. 1193-1204.
Hardcopy
Yes
Global reconfigurations
2006
Pickles, John Trade Liberalization, Upgrading and Regionalization in the Global Apparel Industry Environment and Planning A, Vol. 38, Issue 12, pp. 2201-2206.
Hardcopy
Yes
Global reconfigurations
2006
Pickles, John, Adrian Smith, Milan Bucek, Poli Roukova, Robert Begg Upgrading, Changing Competitive Pressures and Diverse Practices in the East and Central European Apparel Industry Environment and Planning A, Vol. 38, Issue 12, pp. 2305-2324.
Hardcopy
Yes
Global reconfigurations
2006
Stop CAFTA Coalition Monitoring Report: DR-CAFTA in Year One
pdf
Yes
Global reconfigurations
2006
Weil, David Lean Retailing and Supply Chain Restructuring: Implications for Private and Public Governance Paper prepared for “Observing Trade: Revealing International Trade Networks,” Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies, Princeton University.
Hardcopy
Yes
Global reconfigurations
2006
Cammet, Melani Development and the Changing Dynamics of Global Production: Global Value Chains and Local Clusters in Apparel Manufacturing Competition and Change, Vol. 10, No. 1, Mar, pp. 23-48.
No
Global reconfigurations
2006
Dunford, Michael Industrial Districts, Magic Circles, and the Restructuring of the Italian Textiles and Clothing Chain Economic Geography, Vol. 82, No. 1, Jan, pp. 27-59.
No
Global reconfigurations
2006
World Bank Morocco, Tunisia, Egypt and Jordan after the End of the Multi-Fiber Agreement: Impact, Challenges and Prospects Report No. 35376 MNA, Social and Economic Development Sector Unit, Middle East and North Africa Region.
No
Global reconfigurations
2005
Appelbaum, Richard The End of Apparel Quotas: A Faster Race to the Bottom? University of California, Santa Barbara: Global & International Studies Program.
pdf
Yes
Global reconfigurations
2005
Appelbaum, Richard TNCs and the Removal of Textiles and Clothing Quotas Center for Global Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara.
pdf
Yes
Global reconfigurations
2005
Buelens, Christian Trade Adjustments following the Removal of Textile and Clothing Quotas CEPS Working Documents, May.
website
Yes
Global reconfigurations
2005
International Trade Centre Source-it: Global Material Sourcing for the Clothing Industry Geneva: UNCTAD-WTO.
pdf
Yes
Global reconfigurations
2005
Smith, A., Pickles, J., Begg, B., Roukova, P., Bucek, M. utward Processing, EU Enlargement and Regional Relocation in the European Textiles and Clothing Industry: Reflections on the European Commission's Communication on 'The Future of the Textiles and Clothing Sector in the Enlarged European Union European Urban and Regional Studies, January, 12(1): 83-91.
website
Yes
Global reconfigurations
2005
Bair, Jennifer Global Capitalism and Commodity Chains: Looking Back, Going Forward Competition and Change, Vol. 9, No. 2: 153-180.
No
Global reconfigurations
2005
Barrie, Leonie The Clash over CAFTA-just-style's Analysis of the Central American Free Trade Agreement Aroq Limited: www.just-style.com, March.
No
Global reconfigurations
2005
Giuliani, Elisa, Roberta Rabellotti and Meine Peter Van Dijk Clusters Facing Competition: The Importance of External Linkages Aldershot: Ashgate.
No
Global reconfigurations
2005
Hashim, Danish Post-MFA. Making the Textile and Garment Industry Competitive Economic and Political Weekly, 8 January.
No
Global reconfigurations
2005
Kaplinsky, Raphael Globalization, Poverty and Inequality Polity Press.
No
Global reconfigurations
2004
Appelbaum, Richard Assessing the Impact of the Phasing-out of the Agreement on Textiles and Clothing on Apparel Exports on the Least Developed and Developing Countries Center for Global Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara.
pdf
Yes
Global reconfigurations
2004
Birnbaum, David Garment Sourcing: Past, Present and Future www.just-style.com
website
Yes
Global reconfigurations
2004
Birnbaum, David Winners & Losers 2005: Supplement to Birnbaum's Strategic Sourcing Report The Fashiondex, Inc.
Hardcopy
Yes
Global reconfigurations
2004
Flanagan, Mike How Retailers Source Apparel-Why what Concerns Buyers isn't always What Concerns Sellers: Management Briefing Aroq Limited: www.just-style.com, January.
Hardcopy
Yes
Global reconfigurations
2004
Knappe, M. Trade in Textiles and Clothing Eastern Europe and Developing County Clothing Manufacturers and Competitiveness after 2005. A Presentation to the Conference on Global Apparel/Clothing Europe: Comparative Perspectives on Trade Liberalization and Production Networks in the New European Clothing Industry. Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 14 October.
website
Yes
Global reconfigurations
2004
Mayer, G Not Totally Naked: Textiles and Clothing Trade in a Quota Free Environment Geneva: UNCTAD.
pdf
Yes
Global reconfigurations
2004
Nordås, H.K. (WTO) The Global Textile and Clothing Industry post the Agreement on Textiles and Clothing Discussion Paper No. 5, World Trade Organization, Geneva, Switzerland.
pdf
Yes
Global reconfigurations
2004
US International Trade Commission Textiles and Apparel: Assessment of the Competitiveness of Certain Foreign Suppliers to the U.S. Market (Investigation No. 332-448, sent to USTR in June 2003) Publication 3671, January 2004.
Hardcopy
Yes
Global reconfigurations
2004
US International Trade Commission Comparative Assessment of the Competitiveness of the Textile and Apparel Sector in Selected Countries Chapter 3.
pdf
Yes
Global reconfigurations
2004
Hughes, Alexandra and Suzanne M. Reimer Geographies of Commodity Chains Oxford and New York: Routlege.
No
Global reconfigurations
2004
Kessler, Judi A. Free Trade and Garment Work: the Impact of NAFTA on Service and Manufacturing Jobs in the Los Angeles Apparel Industry International Journal of Urban & Regional Research, Vol. 28, Num. 2, June, 308-328.
No
Global reconfigurations
2004
Rees, Kathleen and Jan Hathcote The U.S. Textile and Apparel Industry in the Age of Globalization Global Economy Journal, Vol. 4, Issue 1, Article 4.
No
Global reconfigurations
2004
Schrank, Andrew Ready-to-wear development? Foreign investment, technology transfer, and learning by watching in the apparel trade Social Forces, Vol. 83, No. 1, Sep, pp. 123-156.
No
Global reconfigurations
2003
Flanagan, Mike Apparel Sourcing in the 21st Century, the 10 Lessons so far Aroq Limited and Clothesource Limited: www.just-style.com.
Hardcopy
Yes
Global reconfigurations
2003
Gibbon, Peter The African Growth and Opportunity Act and the Global Commodity Chain for Clothing World Development, Vol. 31, Num. 11, Jun, pp. 1809-1838.
No
Global reconfigurations
Kalish, Ira Quotas End, Uncertainty Continues: Understanding the Impact of the Agreement on Textiles and Clothing Deloitte.
pdf
Yes
Global reconfigurations
2004
Guerrieri, Paolo and Carlo Pietrobelli Industrial Districts' Evolution and Technological Regimes: Italy and Taiwan Technovation, Vol. 24, pp. 899-914.
No
Inter-Industry upgrading
2003
Palpacuer, Florence and Aurelio Parisotto Global production and local jobs: can global enterprise networks be used as levers for local development? Global Networks, Vol. 3, Num. 2, pp. 97-120.
No
Inter-Industry upgrading
2007
Collins, Jane The Rise of a Global Garment Industry and the Reimagination of Worker Solidarity Special Issue of Critique of Anthropology in memory of William Roseberry, forthcoming.
No
Labor
2006
Appelbaum, Richard and Nelson Lichtenstein A New World of Retail Supremacy: Supply Chains and Workers' Chains in the Age of Wal-Mart International Labor and Working-Class History, 70 (Fall).
Hardcopy
Yes
Labor
2006
Arnold, Dennis Labour in Cambodia Post-MFA Oxfam International, unpublished consultancy document, July.
Hardcopy
Yes
Labor
2006
Arnold, Dennis and Kevin Hewison Exploitation in Global Supply Chains: Burmese Migrant Workers in Mae Sot, Thailand Journal of Contemporary Asia, Vol. 35, No. 3, 2005, pp. 319-340.
Hardcopy
Yes
Labor
2006
Chang, Dae-oup Globalising the Factory and Informalising Labour: Overview of the Informalisation of Work in Asia Asia Monitor Resource Centre: Asian Labour Update, No. 58, January-March.
website
Yes
Labor
2006
Fair Labor Association The Expiration of the Multi-Fibre Arrangement (MFA) and its Consequences for Global Labor Standards 2005 Annual Public Report/Feature Issue, October.
website
Yes
Labor
2006
Womyn's Agenda for Change Impact of the end of MFA on Workers in Cambodia Phnom Penh.
Hardcopy
Yes
Labor
2006
Appelbaum, Richard The Sweatshop Epidemic: Is There a Cure? New Labor Forum, Vol. 15, No. 2, pp. 112-148, Summer.
No
Labor
2006
Collins, Jane Globalizing Firms and Small Communities: The Apparel Industry's Changing Connection to Rural Labor Markets Rural Sociology, Vol. 71, No. 2, pp. 281-310.
No
Labor
2006
Collins, Jane Redefining the Boundaries of Work: Apparel Workers and Community Unionism in the Global Economy Identities, Vol. 13, pp. 9-31.
No
Labor
2006
Dreier, Peter and Richard Appelbaum Campus Breakthrough on Sweatshop Labor The Nation On-Line, June 1.
No
Labor
2005
Dhanarajan, Sumi Managing Ethical Standards: When Rhetoric Meets Reality Development in Practice, Vol. 15, No. 3 & 4, June.
website
Yes
Labor
2005
International Labour Organization Changing Patterns in the World of Work DTP-95th Session Report 1(C).
Hardcopy
Yes
Labor
2005
International Labour Organization Promoting Fair Globalization in Textiles and Clothing in a Post-MFA Environment Geneva: Report for discussion at the Tripartite Meeting on Promoting Fair Globalization.
website
Yes
Labor
2005
Thai Labour Campaign The MFA Phase-out and Thai Workers” unpublished.
Hardcopy
Yes
Labor
2005
The MFA Forum MFA Forum: Past, Present and Future
pdf
Yes
Labor
2005
Asia Monitor Resource Centre Supply Chains Asian Labour Update, No. 54, January-March.
website
No
Labor
2005
Hale, Angela The phase-out of the Multi-Fibre Arrangement from the perspective of workers In Hale, A. and Wills, J. (eds) Threads of Labour: Garment Industry Supply Chains from the Workers' Perspective. Oxford: Blackwell, pp. 210-233.
No
Labor
2005
Hale, Angela and Jane Wills Threads of Labour: Garment Industry Supply Chains from the Workers' Perspective Oxford: Blackwell Publishing.
No
Labor
2005
Yimprasert, Junya and Petter Hveem Race to the Bottom: The Exploitation of Burmese Migrant Workers in the Thai Garment Industry Oslo: Norwegian Church Aid.
pdf
No
Labor
2004
BSR Group Managing the Transition to a Responsible Post-MFA global Garment Industry Research Briefing for the BSR Conference 2004, November.
Hardcopy
Yes
Labor
2004
Ferenschild, Sabine and Ingeborg Wick Global Game for Cuffs and Collars: The Phase-out of the WTO Agreement on Textiles and Clothing Aggravates Social Divisions” Suedwind Texte 14.
pdf
Yes
Labor
2004
Foreign Investment Advisory Service (FIAS) Corporate Social Responsibility & the Apparel Sector Buyer survey results International Finance Corporation and The World Bank.
pdf
Yes
Labor
2004
Oxfam International Trading Away Our Rights: Women working in global supply chains Oxford: Oxfam International.
pdf
Yes
Labor
2004
Trade Union Advisory Committee to the OECD Trade, Offshoring of Jobs and Structural Adjustment: The Need for a Policy Response Paris: TUAC Discussion Paper.
Hardcopy
Yes
Labor
2004
Weil, David What Drives Employment in the Global Textile and Apparel Industries? Sloan Industry Studies Annual Meeting, April 19-21, Atlanta, GA.
pdf
Yes
Labor
2004
Appelbaum, Richard Fighting Sweatshops: Problems of Enforcing Global Labor Standards In Richard P. Appelbaum and William I. Robinson (eds) Critical Globalization Studies. NY: Routledge.
No
Labor
2004
Asia Monitor Resource Centre Multi-fibre Arrangement Asian Labour Update, No. 52, July-September.
website
No
Labor
2004
Asia Monitor Resource Centre A Critical Guide to Corporate Codes of Conduct, Pranjal Tiwari, Chang Dae-oup and Ed Shepherd (eds.) Hong Kong: Asia Monitor Resource Centre.
pdf
No
Labor
2004
Chari Sharad and Gidwani V. Geographies of Work Introduction to Special Issues of Environment and Planning D: Society and Space, Vol. 22, No. 4, pp. 475-484.
No
Labor
2004
Chari, Sharad Fraternal Capital: Peasant Workers, Self-Made Men and Globalization in Provincial India, Delhi: Permanent Black.
No
Labor
2003
Appelbaum, Richard Would a Social Clause in Trade Treaties Hurt or Help International Workers' Rights? PEWS Newsletter, Fall.
No
Labor
2003
Collins, Jane Threads: Gender, Labor, and Power in the Global Apparel Industry The University of Chicago Press.
No
Labor
2000
International Labour Organization Labour Practices in the Footwear, Leather, Textiles and Clothing Industries Report for discussion at te Tripartitie Meeting on Labour Practices in the Footwear, Leather, Textiles and Clothing Industries, Geneva: International Labour Office, 16-20 October.
website
Yes
Labor
2005
Ahmad, Munir Textile and Clothing Trade Post the Quota Regime: An Essential Agenda for Sustaining Apparel Exports of Developing Economies Presentation: UNCTAD Meeting on Strengthening the Participation of Developing Countries in Dynamic Sectors in World Trade: Trends, Issues and Policies, Geneva: 9 February.
pdf
Yes
State
2005
Rangaswami, Viji A Stitch in Time: Helping Vulnerable Countries Meet the Challenges of Apparel Quota Elimination Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Policy Outlook, October,
pdf
Yes
State
2005
The Asia Foundation The Phase-out of the Multi-fiber Arrangement: Policy Options and Opportunities for Asia
pdf
Yes
State
2005
Shafaeddin, S. M. Towards an Alternative Perspective on Trade and Industrial Policies Development and Change, Volume 36, Number 6, November, pp. 1143-1162(20).
No
State
2004
Abernathy, Frederick H., Anthony Volpe and David Weil The apparel and textile industries after 2005: prospects and choices draft ms.
pdf
Yes
State
2004
Amin, Magdi M. Use of Value Chain Analysis to Support Investment Climate Reform World Bank Group, Private Sector Forum, 20 April.
pdf
Yes
State
2006
Abecassis-Moedas, Céline Integrating design and retail in the clothing value chain. An empirical study of the organisation of design International Journal of Operations and Production Management, Vol. 26, No. 4, pp. 412-426.
No
Technology and design
2006
Rodrigue, Jean-Paul, Claude Comtois and Brian Slack The Geography of Transport Systems New York: Routledge.
No
Technology and design
2004
Dickson, Marsha A. and Li Zhang Supplier-retailer relationships in China's distribution channel for foreign brand apparel Journal of Fashion Marketing and Management, Vol. 8, No. 2, pp. 201-220.
No
Technology and design
2007
Wells, Don `Best Practice' in the Regulation of International Labor Standards: Lessons of the US-Cambodia Trade Agreement Comparative Labor Law and Policy Journal, Vol. 28, No. 1, February (forthcoming).
Hardcopy
Yes
Upgrading/competitiveness - Country cases
2007
Tokatli, Nebahat Asymmetrical Power Relations and Upgrading Among Suppliers of Global Clothing Brands: Hugo Boss in Turkey Journal of Economic Geography, Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 67-92, January.
No
Upgrading/competitiveness - Country cases
2007
Tokatli, Nebahat Networks, Firms and Upgrading within the Blue-jeans Industry: Evidence from Turkey Global Networks, Vol. 7, No. 1.
No
Upgrading/competitiveness - Country cases
2006
Evans, Yara and Adrian Smith Surviving at the Margins? Deindustrialization, the Creative Industries, and Upgrading in London's Garment Sector Environment and Planning A, Vol. 38, Issue 12, pp. 2253-2269
Hardcopy
Yes
Upgrading/competitiveness - Country cases
2006
FIAS Lesotho: Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in Lesotho's Apparel Sector AccountAbility, Discussion Draft, March.
Hardcopy
Yes
Upgrading/competitiveness - Country cases
2006
FIAS Market Diversification of the Lesotho Garment Industry AccountAbility, April.
Hardcopy
Yes
Upgrading/competitiveness - Country cases
2006
Foreign Investment Advisory Service (FIAS) Lesotho: The Competitiveness of Regional and Vertical Integration of Lesotho's Garment Industry AccountAbility, Discussion Draft, April.
Hardcopy
Yes
Upgrading/competitiveness - Country cases
2006
Francia, Joseph H Philippine Trade in Garments, Textile, Yarn and Fabric and Other made up Textile Materials: 2004-2005 UNDP, draft, unpublished.
Hardcopy
Yes
Upgrading/competitiveness - Country cases
2006
Harvey, Ros International Labor Standards in the Private Sector Workplace Better Factories Cambodia: Power Point Presentation, unpublished.
Hardcopy
Yes
Upgrading/competitiveness - Country cases
2006
Neidik, Binnur and Gary Gereffi Explaining Turkey's Emergence and Sustained Competitiveness as a Full-Package Supplier of Apparel Environment and Planning A, Vol. 38, Issue 12.
Hardcopy
Yes
Upgrading/competitiveness - Country cases
2006
Nuon, Veasna Business as Usual? Governing the Supply Chain in Clothing Post MFA Phase out. The Case of Cambodia Paper for the ISS Conference: The Impact of Global Production Systems on Trade Union Strategies, Institute of Social Studies, The Hague, Netherlands, May 10-11.
Hardcopy
Yes
Upgrading/competitiveness - Country cases
2006
Palpacuer, Florence The global sourcing patterns of French clothing retailers: determinants and implications for suppliers' industrial upgrading, Environment and Planning A, Vol. 38, Issue 12, pp. 2271-2283.
Hardcopy
Yes
Upgrading/competitiveness - Country cases
2006
Scott, Allen J. The Changing Global Geography of Low-Technology, Labor-Intensive Industry: Clothing, Footwear, and Furniture” World Development Vol. 34, No. 9, pp. 1517-1536.
website
Yes
Upgrading/competitiveness - Country cases
2006
Smith, Adrian and Y. Evans Creative destruction: de-industrialisation or a ‘fashion capital for the creative industries' in London Environment and Planning A, Vol. 38, Issue 12, pp. 2325-2344.
Hardcopy
Yes
Upgrading/competitiveness - Country cases
2006
Tewari, Meenu Adjustment in India's Textile and Apparel Industry-Reworking Historical Legacies in a Post-MFA World Environment and Planning A, Vol. 38, Issue 12, pp. 2325-2344.
Hardcopy
Yes
Upgrading/competitiveness - Country cases
2006
Tewari, Meenu Is Price and Cost-competitiveness enough for Apparel Firms to Gain Market Share in the World without Quotas? A Review Global Economy Journal, Vol. 6, Issue 4.
Hardcopy
Yes
Upgrading/competitiveness - Country cases
2006
World Trade Organization Bangladesh successful in post-quota period, WTO reports Emerging Textiles, Country Report.
website
Yes
Upgrading/competitiveness - Country cases
2006
Yamagata, Tatsufumi The Garment Industry in Cambodia: Its Role in Poverty Reduction through Export-Oriented Development Institute of Developing Economies, Discussion Paper No. 62.
pdf
Yes
Upgrading/competitiveness - Country cases
2006
Bair, Jennifer and Enrique Dussel Peters Global Commodity Chains and Endogenous Growth: Export Dynamism and Development in Mexico and Honduras World Development, 2: 203-221.
No
Upgrading/competitiveness - Country cases
2005
Bargawi, Omar Cambodia's Garment Industry- Origins and Future Prospects ESAU Economic and Statistics Analysis Unit, London: Overseas Development Institute, ESAU Working Paper 13, October.
pdf
Yes
Upgrading/competitiveness - Country cases
2005
Cambodia Development Research Institute Cambodia's Garment Industry Post-2005: Situational Analysis and Strategic Responses at Factory and Association Level Annual Development Review: 2004-05, Phnom Penh: CDRI, pp. 62-77.
Hardcopy
Yes
Upgrading/competitiveness - Country cases
2005
Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, ITGLWF, SACTWU and LaRRI The Future of the Textile and Clothing Industry in Sub-Saharan Africa International Conference, Cape Town, October 10-11.
website
Yes
Upgrading/competitiveness - Country cases
2005
Magder, Dan Egypt After the Multi-Fiber Arrangement: Global Apparel and Textile Supply Chains as a Route for Industrial Upgrading Institute for International Economics, Working Paper Series, No. 05-8, August.
pdf
Yes
Upgrading/competitiveness - Country cases
2005
Palpacuer, Florence, Peter Gibbon and Lotte Thomsen New Challenges for Developing Country Suppliers in Global Clothing Chains: A Comparative European Perspective World Development, Vol. 33, No. 3, pp. 409-430.
Hardcopy
Yes
Upgrading/competitiveness - Country cases
2005
Pickles, John and Adrian Smith Technologies of Transition: Foreign Investment and the (Re-) Articulation of East Central Europe into the Global Economy In David Turnock (ed.). Foreign Direct Investment and Regional Development in East Central Europe and the Former Soviet Union: a Collection of Essays in Memory of Professor Francis ''Frank'' Carter. Ashgate, pp. 21-37.
Hardcopy
Yes
Upgrading/competitiveness - Country cases
2005
Russian Federation Investment Climate Assessment Preliminary Concept Note
Hardcopy
Yes
Upgrading/competitiveness - Country cases
2005
Salm, Andy Botswana Textile and Apparel Sub Sector Study: Discussion Draft Background study to the World Bank-BIDPA Botswana Export Diversification Study.
pdf
Yes
Upgrading/competitiveness - Country cases
2005
USAID Measuring Competitiveness and Labor Productivity in Cambodia's Garment Industry United States Agency for International Development.
Hardcopy
Yes
Upgrading/competitiveness - Country cases
2005
Wattanapruttipaisan, Thitapha Background Note on the Impact of Quota Phasing out on Textiles and clothing Production and Trade Bureau of Economic Integration, ASEAN Secretariat, BEI Studies Unit, Paper No. 01/2005.
pdf
Yes
Upgrading/competitiveness - Country cases
2005
De Neve, Geert Weaving for IKEA in South India: Subcontracting. Labour Markets and Gender Relations in a Global Value Chain In Assayag, Jackie, C.J. Fuller (eds), Globalizing India. London. Anthem, pp. 89-115.
No
Upgrading/competitiveness - Country cases
2005
Giuliani, Elisa, Carlo Pietrobelli and Roberta Rabellotti Upgrading in Global Value Chains: Lessons from Latin American Clusters World Development, Vol. 33, No. 4, pp. 549-573.
No
Upgrading/competitiveness - Country cases
2005
Hassler, Markus Global Markets, local home-working: Governance and inter-firm relationships in Balinese clothing industry Geografiska Annaler, Series B: Human Geography, Vol. 87, No. 1, pp. 31-43.
No
Upgrading/competitiveness - Country cases
2005
Hassler, Markus Governing Consumption: buyer-supplier relationships in the Indonesian retailing business Tijdschrift voor Economische en Sociale Geografie.
No
Upgrading/competitiveness - Country cases
2005
Hassler, Markus “Raw Material Procurement, industrial upgrading and labor recruitment: intermediaries in Indonesia's clothing industry Geoforum, Vol. 35, Num. 4, Jul, pp. 441-451.
No
Upgrading/competitiveness - Country cases
2005
Thoburn, John T., Khalid Nadvi, Chris Edwards and Markus Eberhardt Challenges to Vietnamese firms in the global garment and textile value chain In Elisa Giuliani, Roberta Rabellotti and Meine Pieter van Dijk (eds.) Clusters Facing Competition: the Importance of External Linkages. Ashgate.
No
Upgrading/competitiveness - Country cases
2005
Van Dooren, Robine and German Zarate The insertion of rural areas into the global markets: a comparison of garment production in Yucatan and La Laguna, Mexico Journal of Latin American Studies, Vol. 35, Num. 3, Aug, Pages: pp. 571-592.
No
Upgrading/competitiveness - Country cases
2004
Russian Federation: Investment Climate Assessment Preliminary Concept Note
Hardcopy
Yes
Upgrading/competitiveness - Country cases
2004
De Coster, Jozef The Apparel Industry in the Ten EU Accession States: Management Briefing Aroq Limited.: www.just-style.com.
Hardcopy
Yes
Upgrading/competitiveness - Country cases
2004
EU The Challenge of 2005: European Textiles and Clothing in a Quota Free Environment High Level Group Report and First Recommendations, June.
website
Yes
Upgrading/competitiveness - Country cases
2004
Kingdom of Cambodia, Ministry of Commerce Cambodia's Garment Industry: Meeting the Challenges of the Post-Quota Environment TA Report for the ADB.
pdf
Yes
Upgrading/competitiveness - Country cases
2004
Smith, Adrian Regions, spaces of economic practice and diverse economies in the ‘new Europe' European Urban and Regional Studies, Vol. 11, pp 9-25.
Hardcopy
Yes
Upgrading/competitiveness - Country cases
2004
Smith, Adrian, John Pickles and Robert Begg Response to the Commission of the European Communities Communication on ‘The Future of the Textiles and Clothing Sector in the Enlarged European Union (COM(2003) 649 final).
Hardcopy
Yes
Upgrading/competitiveness - Country cases
2004
Watkins, Alfred and N. Agapitova Creating a 21st Century Innovation System for a 21st Century Latvian Economy World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 3457, November.
pdf
Yes
Upgrading/competitiveness - Country cases
2004
Bonaglia, Federico Meeting the Challenge of Private Sector Development. Experience from the Mekong Sub-region OECD.
No
Upgrading/competitiveness - Country cases
2004
Chari, Sharad Provincializing Capital: The Work of an Agrarian Past in South Indian Industry In Comparative Studies in Society and History. 46: 760-785 Cambridge University Press.
No
Upgrading/competitiveness - Country cases
2004
Knutsen, Hege M. Industrial Development in Buyer-driven Networks: The Garment Industry in Vietnam and Sri Lanka Journal of Economic Geography, Vol. 4 No. 5.
No
Upgrading/competitiveness - Country cases
2004
Nadvi, Khalid et. A. Challenges to Vietnamese Firms in the World Garment and Textile Value Chain, and the Implications for Alleviating Poverty Journal of the Asia Pacific Economy, Vol. 9, No. 2, June.
No
Upgrading/competitiveness - Country cases
2004
Priti Ramamurthy Why is buying a 'Madras' cotton shirt a political act? A feminist commodity chain analysis Feminist Studies, Vol. 30, No. 3, Sep, pp. 734-769.
No
Upgrading/competitiveness - Country cases
2004
Tokatli, Nebahat Upgrading in the Global Clothing Industry: Mavi Jeans and the Transformation of a Turkish Firm from Full-package to Brand-name Manufacturing and Retailing Economic Geography, Vol. 80, No. 3, July, pp. 221-240.
No
Upgrading/competitiveness - Country cases
2003
Bair, Jennifer and Gary Gereffi Upgrading, Uneven Development and Jobs in the North American Apparel Industry Global Networks Vol. 3, No. 2: 143-169.
Hardcopy
Yes
Upgrading/competitiveness - Country cases
2003
Begg, Robert, John Pickles, and Adrian Smith Cutting it: European integration, trade regimes and the reconfiguration of East-Central European apparel production Environment and Planning A, Vol. 35, pp. 2191-2207.
Hardcopy
Yes
Upgrading/competitiveness - Country cases
2003
Gereffi, Gary The International Competitiveness of Asian Economies in the Global Apparel Commodity Chain International Journal of Business and Society, Vol. 4, Num. 2, July, pp. 71-110.
Hardcopy
Yes
Upgrading/competitiveness - Country cases
2003
Smith, Adrian Power relations, industrial clusters and regional transformations: pan-European integration and outward processing in the Slovak clothing industry Economic Geography, Vol. 79, pp. 17-40.
Hardcopy
Yes
Upgrading/competitiveness - Country cases
2003
Smith, Adrian, Robert Begg, Milan Bucek, and John Pickles Global trade, European integration and the restructuring of Slovak apparel exports Ekonomicky Casopis (Slovak Journal of Economics). Vol. 51, No. 6, pp. 731-748.
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Yes
Upgrading/competitiveness - Country cases
2003
USAID Economic and Employment Impacts on the Dominican Republic of Changing Global Trade Rules for Textiles and Apparel Trade Developments, submitted by Nathan Associates, Inc., June.
Hardcopy
Yes
Upgrading/competitiveness - Country cases

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