By Kelsey Timmerman
A journalist travels the area to track the origins of our clothes
When journalist and tourist Kelsey Timmerman desired to be aware of the place his outfits got here from and who made them, he all started a trip that will take him from Honduras to Bangladesh to Cambodia to China and again back. Where Am I Wearing? in detail describes the relationship among impoverished garment staff' criteria of dwelling and the all-American fabric way of life. by means of introducing readers to the human portion of globalization—the manufacturing facility employees, their names, their households, and their manner of life—Where Am I Wearing bridges the distance among international manufacturers and consumers.
- New content material comprises: a trip to a good exchange Ethiopian shoe manufacturing facility that's altering lives one task at time; updates on how staff around the world were squeezed by means of emerging nutrition expenditures and declining orders within the wake of the worldwide monetary hindrance; and the author's look for the garment employee in Honduras who encouraged the 1st version of the book
- Kelsey Timmerman speaks and universities round the state and continues a weblog at www.whereamiwearing.com. His writing has seemed within the Christian technology Monitor and Condé Nast Portfolio, and has aired on NPR.
Enlightening and thought-provoking instantaneously, Where Am I Wearing? places a human face on globalization.