Fake Stuff: China and the Rise of Counterfeit Goods by Yi-Chieh Jessica Lin

By Yi-Chieh Jessica Lin

"The Anthropology of Stuff" is a part of a brand new sequence devoted to cutting edge, unconventional how one can attach undergraduate scholars and their lived matters approximately our social global to the facility of social technology principles and facts. Our aim with the venture is to aid spark social technological know-how imaginations and in doing so, new avenues for significant proposal and motion. every one "Stuff" identify is a brief (100 web page) "mini textual content" illuminating for college students the community of individuals and actions that create their fabric international.

Yi-Chieh Lin unearths how the entrepreneurial power of rising markets, akin to China, comprises the chance to benefit from faux stuff, that's counterfeit items that depend on our fascination with model names. scholars will observe how the names and emblems embroidered and published all alone outfits hold their very own ticket above and past the use worth of the goods themselves. The e-book presents an excellent creation for college kids to international markets and their position in choosing how they function.

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