Cloth; Community and Culture: Växbo Lin

David Goldsmith
University of Borås, Sweden

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Ingår i: Current Issues in European Cultural Studies; June 15-17; Norrköping; Sweden 2011

Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings 62:13, s. 99-114

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Publicerad: 2011-11-22

ISBN: 978-91-7519-993-1

ISSN: 1650-3686 (tryckt), 1650-3740 (online)


Exploring the example of the linen manufacturer Växbo Lin in Hälsingland; Sweden; this article begins building a framework for the discussion of that; contrary to the dominant fast fashion mass market sector; slower and more localized fashion textile production and use might be both a symbol of and agent for fostering a low-growth economic system; healthier environmental practices; and social vitality.


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