IDE-JETRO Series

The Garment Industry in Low-Income Countries

An Entry Point of Industrialization

Editors: Fukunishi, T., Yamagata, T. (Eds.)

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This book explores the means through which the garment industry contributes to industrialization, poverty reduction, empowerment of undereducated workers, in particular female laborers, and shared growth in contemporary low-income countries.

About the authors

Takahiro Fukunishi is an Associate Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Developing Economies, Japan External Trade Organization (IDE-JETRO). He received a PhD in economics from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, UK. He has recently edited, Delivering Sustainable Growth in Africa: African Farmers and Firms in a Changing World, Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.

Tatsufumi Yamagata is Secretary General and Professor at the Institute of Developing Economies Advanced School (IDEAS). He received his PhD in economics from the University of Rochester, USA. He is also a co-editor of Poverty Reduction and Beyond, Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.

Table of contents (9 chapters)

  • Introduction: The Dynamism of the Garment Industry in Low-income Countries

    Fukunishi, Takahiro (et al.)

    Pages 1-37

  • Cambodia: Growth with Better Working Conditions

    Asuyama, Yoko (et al.)

    Pages 38-76

  • Bangladesh: Market Force Supersedes Control

    Yunus, Mohammad (et al.)

    Pages 77-104

  • Vietnam: Upgrading from the Export to the Domestic Market

    Goto, Kenta

    Pages 105-131

  • Pakistan: Challenges for Women’s Labor Force Participation

    Makino, Momoe

    Pages 132-176

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Hardcover $120.00
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Softcover $115.00
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Garment Industry in Low-Income Countries
Book Subtitle
An Entry Point of Industrialization
Editors
  • T. Fukunishi
  • T. Yamagata
Series Title
IDE-JETRO Series
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-38318-1
DOI
10.1057/9781137383181
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-38317-4
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-48042-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 316
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