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A Review of Threadbare: Clothes, Sex and Trafficking

Davies, D. ORCID: 0000-0002-3584-5789 (2017). A Review of Threadbare: Clothes, Sex and Trafficking. The Comics Grid: Journal of Comics Scholarship, 7, 7. doi: 10.16995/cg.110


This review offers an account of journalist Anne Elizabeth Moore’s short comics, co-authored with the Ladydrawers collective, relating to the fashion industry and global apparel and sex trades, and that have been recently collected together in book form. The review argues that the resulting book, Threadbare: Clothes, Sex & Trafficking (2016), is evidence of the ability of the comics form to document social justice issues with nuance, yet without losing sight of the politically imperative calls for change that those issues demand.

Publication Type: Article
Additional Information: This is an open access article made available under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 licence.
Subjects: P Language and Literature
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General)
Departments: School of Communication & Creativity > Media, Culture & Creative Industries > English, Publishing & Creative Writing
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Available under License Creative Commons Attribution.

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