Flip-flop: A Journey Through Globalisation's Backroads

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This book follows the global trail of one of the world's most unremarkable and ubiquitous objects - flip-flops. Through this unique lens, Caroline Knowles takes a ground level view of the lives and places of globalisation's back roads, providing new insights that challenge contemporary accounts of globalisation. Rather than orderly product chains, the book shows that globalisation along the flip-flop trail is a tangle of unstable, shifting, ad hoc and contingent connections. This book displays both the instabilities of the ...

Flip-Flop: A Journey Through Globalisation's Backroads 2014, Pluto Press (UK)

ISBN-13: 9780745334110

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Flip-Flop: A Journey Through Globalisation's Backroads 2014, Pluto Press (UK)

ISBN-13: 9780745334127

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