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The fashioned body : fashion, dress and modern social theory

Author: Joanne Entwistle
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; Malden, MA : Polity, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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The Fashioned Body provides a wide-ranging and original overview of fashion and dress from an historical and sociological perspective. Where once fashion was seen as marginal, it has now entered into core economic discourse focused around ideas about 'cultural' and 'creative' work as a major driver of developed economies. With a new preface and new material on the evolving fashion industry, this second edition gives  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joanne Entwistle
ISBN: 9780745649382 0745649386 9780745649375 0745649378
OCLC Number: 896851841
Notes: Previous edition: 2000.
Description: xxix, 273 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Addressing the body --
Theorizing fashion and dress --
Fashion, dress and social change --
Fashion and identity --
Fashion and gender --
Fashion, adornment and sexuality --
The fashion industry.
Responsibility: Joanne Entwistle.

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"The Fashioned Body is a landmark text without which we might still be exploring the sartorial as pure expression of the zeitgeist, never considering fashion wearers. Instead, in this beautifully Read more...

 
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