Article | Current Issues in European Cultural Studies; June 15-17; Norrköping; Sweden 2011 | Cloth; Community and Culture: Växbo Lin

Title:
Cloth; Community and Culture: Växbo Lin
Author:
David Goldsmith: University of Borås, Sweden
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Year:
2011
Conference:
Current Issues in European Cultural Studies; June 15-17; Norrköping; Sweden 2011
Issue:
062
Article no.:
013
Pages:
99-114
No. of pages:
16
Publication type:
Abstract and Fulltext
Published:
2011-11-22
ISBN:
978-91-7519-993-1
Series:
Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings
ISSN (print):
1650-3686
ISSN (online):
1650-3740
Publisher:
Linköping University Electronic Press; Linköpings universitet


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.

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

Author:
David Goldsmith
Title:
Cloth; Community and Culture: Växbo Lin
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Current Issues in European Cultural Studies; June 15-17; Norrköping; Sweden 2011

Author:
David Goldsmith
Title:
Cloth; Community and Culture: Växbo Lin
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