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Fashion in focus : concepts, practices and politics

By: Edwards, Tim, 1963-Publication details: London ; New York : Routledge, 2011. Description: 1 online resource (178 pages) : illustrationsISBN: 9786613042736; 9780203836880; 020383688X; 6613042730Subject(s): Fashion -- Social aspects | Clothing and dress -- Social aspectsGenre/Form: Electronic books.LOC classification: GT525 | .E34 2011ebOnline resources: Click here to view e-Book
Contents:
Fashion foundations -- The classical tradition: early perspectives on fashion -- The clothes maketh the man: masculinity, the suit and men's fashion -- The woman question: fashion, feminism and fetishism -- Who are you kidding? Children, fashion and consumption -- Express yourself: the politics of dressing up -- From rags to riches: fashion production -- Desiring subjects: the designed label and the cult of celebrity.
Summary: The study of fashion has exploded in recent decades, yet quite what this all means, quite where it might take us, is not clear. This new book helps to bring fashion into focus, with a comprehensive guide to the key theories, perspectives and developments in the field. Fashion in Focus is the ideal companion for students in the arts and social sciences, especially those studying issues such as fashion, gender, sexuality and consumer culture.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 162-174) and index.

Fashion foundations -- The classical tradition: early perspectives on fashion -- The clothes maketh the man: masculinity, the suit and men's fashion -- The woman question: fashion, feminism and fetishism -- Who are you kidding? Children, fashion and consumption -- Express yourself: the politics of dressing up -- From rags to riches: fashion production -- Desiring subjects: the designed label and the cult of celebrity.

The study of fashion has exploded in recent decades, yet quite what this all means, quite where it might take us, is not clear. This new book helps to bring fashion into focus, with a comprehensive guide to the key theories, perspectives and developments in the field. Fashion in Focus is the ideal companion for students in the arts and social sciences, especially those studying issues such as fashion, gender, sexuality and consumer culture.

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