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This year's model : fashion, media, and the making of glamour

Author: Elizabeth Wissinger
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Wissinger
ISBN: 9780814794180 0814794181 9781479864775 1479864773
OCLC Number: 956295918
Description: xviii, 353 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction : glamour labor --
Supermodels of the world : living the life --
The runway : step into the room like it's a catwalk --
The photo shoot : strike a pose --
there's nothing to it --
Cover girl : managing the model body --
The fashionable ideal : looking like a model --
The job : nice work if you can get it --
Scouting : the hunger for new faces --
Black-black-black : how race is read --
Touch-ups : making the model better --
Conclusion : the affective turn.
Responsibility: Elizabeth A. Wissinger.


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"In a thoroughly fresh analysis, Wissinger uses the fashion model as a lens to theorize changing intersections of technology and the body. With an eye for rich ethnographic detail, she takes us Read more...

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