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Fashion theory : a reader

A collection of essays, which surveys and contextualises the ways in which a range of disciplines have used different theoretical approaches to explain the variety, complexity and beauty of fashion. The themes covered include individual, social and gender identity, the erotic, consumption and communication.
Print Book, English, 2010
Routledge, London [etc.], 2010
XVI, 607 p. ill. (zw.-wit), fig. 25 cm
9780415413404, 0415413400
Part 1: Fashion and Fashion Theories 1. Explaining it Away Elizabeth Wilson  2. The Empire of Fashion: Introduction Gilles Lipovetsky  Part 2: Fashion and History/Fashion in History  3. Fashion Edward Sapir  4. Fashion has its Laws Agnes Brooks Young  5. Renaissance Clothing and the Materials of Memory: Introduction Ann Rosalind Jones and Peter Stallybrass  6. A Century of Fashion Gilles Lipovetsky  Part 3: What Fashion is and is Not  7. Antifashion: The Vicissitudes of Negation Fred Davis  8. Is Fashion a True Art Form? Zandra Rhodes and Alice Rawsthorn Part 4: What Fashion and Clothing Do  9. The Language of Personal Adornment Mary Ellen Roach and Joanne Bubolz Eicher  10. Why do People Wear Clothes? Elizabeth Rouse  11. Protection John Flugel  Part 5: Fashion as Communication  12. Social Life as a Sign System Umberto Eco  13. Do Clothes Speak?: What Makes them Fashion? Fred Davis  14. When the Meaning is not a Message: A Critique of the Consumption as Communication Thesis Colin Campbell  15. Fashion Statements: Communication and Culture Malcolm Barnard  Part 6: Fashion: Identity and Difference: Sex and Gender  16. Express Yourself: The Politics of Dressing Up Tim Edwards  17. Objectifying Gender: The Stiletto Heal Lee Wright  18. ‘Power Dressing’ and the Construction of the Career Woman: Social Class Joanne Entwistle  19. Popular Fashion and Working-Class Affluence Angela Partington  20. Fashion: From Class Differentiation to Collective Selection: Ethnicity and Race Herbert Blumer  21. Great Aspirations: Hip Hop and Fashion Dress for Excess and Success Emil Wilbekin  22.  Oppositional Dress Culture and Sub-Culture Elizabeth Wilson  23. Style Dick Hebdige  Part 7: Fashion, Clothes and the Body  24. Addressing the Body Joanne Entwistle  25. Anchoring the (Postmodern) Self?: Body Modification, Fashion and Identity Paul Sweetman  26. Lumbar Thought Umberto Eco  27. The Comfort of Identity Ruth Holliday  Part 8: Production and Consumption  28. Dress as an Expression of the Pecuniary Culture Thorstein Veblen  29. The Fetishism of the Commodity and its Secret Karl Marx  30. Fashion: Unpacking a Cultural Production Peter Braham  31. Consuming or Living with Things?/Wearing it Out Tim Dant  Part 9: Modern Fashion  32. Adorned in Dreams: Introduction Elizabeth Wilson  33. Modernism and Fashion: A Social Psychological Interpretation Kurt W. Back  34. Public Roles/Personality in Public Richard Sennett  35. Benjamin and the Revolution of Fashion in Modernity Ulrich Lehmann  Part 10: Post-Modern Fashion  36. The Ideological Genesis of Needs/Fetishism and Ideology Jean Baudrillard  37. Fashion, or the Enchanting Spectacle of the Code Jean Baudrillard  38. A Tale of Inscription/Fashion Statements Kim Sawchuk  39. Deconstruction Fashion: The Making of Unfinished, Decomposing and Re-Assembled Clothes Alison Gill  Part 11: Fashion and (the) Image  40. Fashion Photography Roland Barthes  41. Fashion Photography: The Double-Page Spread: Helmut Newton, Guy Bourdin and Deborah Turbeville Rosetta Brooks   42. ‘Doing Fashion Photographs’ Erica Lennard  43. Fashion & Graphics: Introduction Tamsin Blanchard  Part 12: Fashion, Fetish and the Erotic  44. Fetishism Sigmund Freud  45. The Special Historic and Psychological Role of Tight-Lacing David Kunzle  46. Fashion and Fetishism Valerie Steele  47. Female Fetishism Lorrain Gamman and Merja Makinen  48. ‘Where the Garment Gapes’ Roland Barthes
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