The real cost of kit

17th September 2004 at 01:00
Sport - in theory - is about fair play, but the sportswear industry, with Pounds 32 billion annual turnover, is mainly about exploitation. "Looking behind the Logo" is an excellent game for students of 13+ that traces the links between wearer and worker. It provides succinct information about how costs are ruthlessly cut in a highly competitive market. Pupils can take on roles as factory staff in the country of Linopia, as buyers for the BigShot brand or as directors of a sportswear chain. pound;4.95 from Oxfam, co BEBC, PO Box 1496, Parkstone, Poole BH12 3YD.

Tel: 01202 712933

Email: Oxfam@bebc.co.uk

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