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Appearance and power

Author: Kim K P Johnson; Sharron J Lennon
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Berg, 1999.
Series: Dress, body, culture.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"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. What effect does obesity have on power(lessness)? What role does women's dress play in others' perception of consent in cases of rape? How do groups operating on the margins of mainstream society use  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Appearance and power.
Oxford ; New York : Berg, 1999
(OCoLC)606004053
Online version:
Appearance and power.
Oxford ; New York : Berg, 1999
(OCoLC)607421157
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kim K P Johnson; Sharron J Lennon
ISBN: 1859732984 9781859732984 1859732046 9781859732045 1847887228 9781847887221
OCLC Number: 41959876
Description: ix, 201 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
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 text tackles the subject of how appearance affects social interaction, and the role of larger social structures in perpetuating and institutionalizing it as an evaluation criterion. It asks  Read more...

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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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