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The Common Reader
Where Am I Wearing?: a global tour to the countries, factories, and people that make our clothes by "In his first book, WHERE AM I WEARING?... [Timmerman] traveled the world to find out where his clothes came from. Visiting garment factories in Asia and Latin America, he shared the stories of the people who make our clothes. From a 20-something t-shirt maker in Honduras to a single mother of two in Bangladesh, Timmerman humanizes the issues of globalization and provokes readers to check their tags and think about where their clothing came from."
Call Number: HD9940.A2 T56 2009
Publication Date: 2008-11-24
Accessing the e-book
Students in FYS 110 have both print and electronic access to the common reader via the library. The following online guide will instruct users on the three main ways of accessing the e-book in addition to the print copies.
Guide to Common Reader E-book
Clicking the link will open an in-browser guide. Follow the instructions in the left panel, view results in the main panel.
Read more details about the book from Timmerman's website.
Search our Resources
Welcome to the FYS110 Where Am I Wearing? course guide. This guide contains resources to supplement the common reader content including selected books, databases, and websites.
If you have any questions or would like assistance with your research, please check our FAQs or contact a member of our library staff.
Useful keywords from Where Am I Wearing? to search in in the catalog:
- Capitalization / Capitalism
- Child Labor
- "Conscientious Consumerism"
- "Consumer Behavior"
- "Corporate Social Responsibility"
- "Ethical Consumption"
- "Fair Trade"
- "Fast Fashion"
- Free Trade
- Globalism / Globalization
- "Green Consumerism" / "Green Labeling"
- "Income Inequality"
- "Living Wage"
- Relocation / Family Separation
- "Slave Labor"
- "Sustainable Consumption"
- Urban versus Rural Working Environments
- "Universal Basic Income"