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Title Fashion talks : undressing the power of style / edited by Shira Tarrant and Marjorie Jolles.
Published Albany : State University of New York Press, c2012.
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 Floor2  GT1720 .F37 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description xiii, 259 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Fashioning a feminist style, or, How I learned to dress from reading feminist theory / Astrid Henry -- Dressing left: conforming, transforming, and shifting masculine style / Shira Tarrant -- The baby bump is the new Birkin / Renée Ann Cramer -- Fashion as adaptation: the case of American Idol / Leslie Heywood and Justin R. Garcia -- My mannequin, myself: embodiment in fashion's mirror / Denis Witzig -- Life's too short to wear comfortable shoes: femme-ininity and sex work / Jayne Swift -- Japanese Lolita: challenging sexualized style and the little-girl look / Kathryn A. Hardy Bernal -- Glam Abaya: contemporary Emirati couture / Jan C. Kreidler -- Ado(red), abhor(red), disappea(red): fashioning race, poverty, and morality under Product (Red) / Evangeline M. Heiliger -- The lady is a vamp: Cruella de Vil and the cultural politics of fur / Catherine Spooner -- Something borrowed, something blue: what's an indie bride to do? / Elline Lipkin -- Steampunk: stylish subversion and colonial chic / Diana M. Pho and Jaymee Goh -- DIY fashion and going Bust: wearing feminist politics in the twenty-first century / Jo Reger -- Stylish contradiction: mix-and-match as the fashion of feminist ambivalence / Marjorie Jolles.
Subject Women's clothing -- Social aspects.
Clothing and dress -- Social aspects.
Fashion -- Social aspects.
Feminism -- Social aspects.
Related Names Tarrant, Shira, 1963-
Jolles, Marjorie.
ISBN 143844320X (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781438443201 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781438443195 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1438443196 (hardcover : alk. paper)
OCLC number 754105565