Textile Science and Clothing Technology

Textiles and Clothing Sustainability

Sustainable Fashion and Consumption

Editors: Muthu, Subramanian Senthilkannan (Ed.)

  • Edited and Written by leading experts in textiles and clothing sustainability
  • The first book to address the topic of sustainable consumption
  • Details sustainable consumption behavior using various case studies applicable to the clothing sector
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This is the first book to introduce and explain the concept of sustainable consumption with reference to the clothing sector. It uses various case studies to detail sustainable consumption behavior in the industry. Consumption is a key issue and is a major driver when it comes to sustainability in any industry, including clothing sector. Several studies which have highlighted the need for sustainable consumption in the clothing sector are discussed in this book.

About the authors

Dr. Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu currently works for SGS as a global sustainability consultant, based at Hong Kong. He gained his diploma, bachelors and masters in Textile Technology from leading institutes in India. He was awarded his doctorate by The Institute of Textiles and Clothing of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University for his dissertation entitled, ”Eco-functional Assessment of Grocery Shopping Bags”. He has more than seven years of industrial experience in textile manufacturing, textile testing and sustainability evaluation of various materials. He was an outstanding student and received numerous awards and gold medals during his studies. He has more than 80 academic publications in various textiles and environmental journals to his name. Additionally he has 2 patents, and has written 6 book chapters and over 25 scientific books and numerous conference publications. He is also an editor, editorial board member and reviewer for many international peer-reviewed journals in the field of textiles and environmental science.

Table of contents (3 chapters)

  • The Role of the Retailer in Socially Responsible Fashion Purchasing

    James, Alana M. (et al.)

    Pages 1-40

  • To Fur or not to Fur: Sustainable Production and Consumption Within Animal-Based Luxury and Fashion Products

    Ramchandani, Mukta (et al.)

    Pages 41-60

  • Connectivity, Understanding and Empathy: How a Lack of Consumer Knowledge of the Fashion Supply Chain Is Influencing Socially Responsible Fashion Purchasing

    James, Alana M. (et al.)

    Pages 61-95

Buy this book

eBook $89.00
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-981-10-2131-2
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $119.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-981-10-2130-5
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Textiles and Clothing Sustainability
Book Subtitle
Sustainable Fashion and Consumption
Editors
  • Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu
Series Title
Textile Science and Clothing Technology
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media Singapore
eBook ISBN
978-981-10-2131-2
DOI
10.1007/978-981-10-2131-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-10-2130-5
Series ISSN
2197-9863
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VI, 95
Number of Illustrations and Tables
7 b/w illustrations, 18 illustrations in colour
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