fashion

Rags‐to‐riches stories and upscale living TV can influence our well-being and our interaction with the environment and other people

Posted on 9 September 2020 by Olaya Moldes Andres

In our latest post, Dr Olaya Moldes Andres shares some of the findings of her new open-access research paper, written with Dr Lisbeth Ku from De Montfort University, which investigates the effects of materialism on individual and societal well‐being. Lockdown restrictions and staying at home recommendations have led to an increase in consumption of home
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Fashion – an Industry of Gross Exploitation

Posted on 13 June 2019 by Jonathan Rees

On Tuesday 28th May, Dr Jean Jenkins presented her research on employment rights at one of the world’s best-known literature festivals. Her talk explored the history of a sector once described as a ‘parasite industry’ as a result of the shocking mistreatment of its workers. It’s a reputation that continues to thrive today in clothing manufacture. Nevertheless,
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