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Appearance and power

Appearance and power

Author: Kim K P Johnson; Sharron J Lennon
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Berg, 1999.
Series: Dress, body, culture.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
This book tackles the charged and frequently painful subject of how appearance affects social interaction and the role of larger social structures in perpetuating and institutionalizing it as an evaluative criterion.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Appearance and power.
Oxford ; New York : Berg, 1999
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kim K P Johnson; Sharron J Lennon
ISBN: 9781847887221 1847887228
OCLC Number: 606004053
Language Note: English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 201 pages) : illustrations, map
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Survivors of rape : functions and implications of dress in a context of coercive power / Kim K.P. Johnson, Jane E. Hegland, and Nancy A. Schofield --
Dressed to commune, dressed to kill : changing police imagery in England and Wales / Malcolm Young --
Clothing, power, and the workplace / Margaret Rucker, Elizabeth Anderson, and April Kangas --
Dress for success in the popular press / Jennifer Paff Ogle and Mary Lynn Damhorst --
Sex, dress, and power in the workplace : Star trek, the next generation / Sharron J. Lennon --
The power of style : on rejection of the accepted / Gwendolyn S. O'Neal --
Even furthur : the power of subcultural style in techno culture / Suzanne Szostak-Pierce --
Social power and appearance management among women / Nancy A. Rudd and Sharron J. Lennon --
Obesity and powerlessness / Betsy Covell Breseman, Sharron J. Lennon, and Theresa L. Schulz.
Series Title: Dress, body, culture.
Responsibility: edited by Kim K.P. Johnson and Sharron J. Lennon.


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This book ... immediately comprehends a wide range of important questions ... studies the chosen cases and also aims to encourage further research. Costume

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