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We know sweatshop clothing is bad – and buy it anyway. Here’s how your brain makes excuses

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Mortimer, G and Grimmer, L, We know sweatshop clothing is bad - and buy it anyway. Here's how your brain makes excuses, The Conversation, Australia, 25 November 2022 (2022) [Magazine Article]


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Abstract

You face a dilemma. You've found the perfect shirt, and it's an absolute bargain, but you notice it's "Made in Bangladesh." You're conscious it was probably made using cheap labour. Do you buy it, or walk away?

Item Details

Item Type:Magazine Article
Keywords:fast fashion, retail, consumer behaviour
Research Division:Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services
Research Group:Commercial services
Research Field:Retail
Objective Division:Commercial Services and Tourism
Objective Group:Property, business support services and trade
Objective Field:Wholesale and retail trade
UTAS Author:Grimmer, L (Dr Louise Grimmer)
ID Code:154352
Year Published:2022
Deposited By:Marketing
Deposited On:2022-11-24
Last Modified:2022-12-06
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