Anne Elizabeth Moore and the artists of The Ladydrawers unpick the connections in a meticulously investigated and vividly illustrated new book of graphic journalism." Threadbare will give your head a good spin...[Highlighting] the vast need for global labor reform—and the arresting visuals are stunning proof of where graphic journalism can go." https://t.e2ma.net/webview/fnb9sb/279142362e40e1f2b7ea2fdfe6ea4b4f ""Threadbare" is not light reading.

But the comics format makes an opaque topic artfully illuminating. But the drawings take us right inside, amid the dusty piles of fabric and the whir of sewing machines." difficult as this may be – fast fashion is a staple of many of our wardrobes and remains so because of its affordability and omnipresence – there is no doubt that Moore and her artistic collaborators are correct.

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What distinguishes Moore’s book from others on similar topics is its presentation, with the help of the women’s comics collective Ladydrawers, the book uses illustrations to help us better understand the…inner workings of the garment industry.” https://bkaccelerator.com/threadbare-new-book-fashion-sex-trafficking/ "...

I...would go as far as to call Threadbare essential reading for genuine feminists who truly want to understand and improve the lives of women around the world." "...

After the bleak reality of her research, this makes for a somewhat hopeful outcome and empowers the reader with something to do." "Full of startling statistics..comics are beautifully drawn and the rendering of the interview makes it seem as though you are sitting in the room with Moore and her interview subjects, sharing in their stories." “A fascinating look into the lives behind our clothes.

From the people who make them, to the people who model them, to the people who sell them, our clothes are part of an intricate network which spans the globe.

Covering everything from the high fashion model to the factory sewer, Threadbare is a primer for your new ethical shopping life." https://theturnaroundblog.com/2016/08/19/threadbare-clothes-sex-trafficking/ "The using of comic illustrations made this book very easy to digest, I managed to get through it in one sitting which is pretty much unheard of for me...

I would say that Threadbare is worth a read for anyone interested in the feminist issues around the fast fashion industry." of the book covers territory that I found disturbingly revelatory...​the type of book I wish I had been forced to read in high school—the kind of counter-narrative education that cultivates more thoughtful and engaged citizens.A feminist comic book that’s a must-read for the modern consumer...“Threadbare” brings these issues to life and eschews a textbook feel." "Despite the belief of some people, anti-trafficking efforts make life harder for sex workers.Instead, Moore outlines at the end a few different things that people can do to help improve the situation for women around the world.Cambodia is a fascinating case study in the anti-slavery field.It is impoverished and run by an autocratic regime with a poor human rights record that nonetheless tackled a once ubiquitous crime in which its own officials were complicit.The art in Threadbare helps draw a personal connection to what might otherwise be overwhelming statistics, and gives an intimate look into the way the world is affected by what we buy.” —Sarah Glidden, author of Rolling Blackouts and How to Understand Israel in 60 Days or Less "A compelling and comprehensive portrait of the human cost behind what we wear.