Cultura21 eBook Vol. 6: Sustainable Fashion

New Approaches within the Fashion Industries

Our 6th volume in the Cultura21 eBooks series – by Rana Öztürk

This eBook analyzes current developments in the fashion industries related to the debate on the Cultural and Creative Industries. The author’s approach includes the particularities of the debate about social, economic, aesthetic and anthropological aspects and, lastly, the current discursive and practical changes towards the idea of sustainable development.

The focus lies on two main aspects: First, the implementation of new sustainable practices within the production sector of the fashion field, and second, a mindset change in consumer behavior.

Rana Öztürk: Sustainable Fashion. Link: eBook Vol. 6 as PDF

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By Sacha Kagan

Research Associate at the ISCO - Institute of Sociology and Cultural Organization (ISKO - Institut für Soziologie und Kulturorganisation), Leuphana University Lueneburg, Sacha Kagan founded the International level of Cultura21, Network for Cultures of Sustainability, as well as the International Summer School of Arts and Sciences for Sustainability in Social Transformation (ASSiST). The focus of his research and cultural work lies in the trans-disciplinary field of arts and (un-)sustainability. Doctor in Philosophy (Leuphana University Lueneburg) with a thesis on the subject of culture, the arts and sustainability under the perspective of complexity ; M.A. in Cultural Economics (Erasmus University Rotterdam) ; and Graduate of Sciences Po Bordeaux (political sciences). For Cultura21, Sacha is also coordinating the eBooks series, the regular updates on our multi-lingual website, the English section of our webmagazine and the work of our Lueneburg-based interns.