Fashion as Communication / Edition 2

Fashion as Communication / Edition 2

by Malcolm Barnard, M. Barnard
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415260183

ISBN-13: 9780415260183

Pub. Date: 10/28/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

What kinds of things do fashion and clothing say about us? What does it mean to wear Gap or Gaultier, Milletts or Moschino? Are there any real differences between Hip-Hop style and Punk anti-styles? In this fully revised and updated edition, Malcolm Barnard introduces fashion and clothing as ways of communicating and challenging class, gender, sexual and social

Overview

What kinds of things do fashion and clothing say about us? What does it mean to wear Gap or Gaultier, Milletts or Moschino? Are there any real differences between Hip-Hop style and Punk anti-styles? In this fully revised and updated edition, Malcolm Barnard introduces fashion and clothing as ways of communicating and challenging class, gender, sexual and social identities.
Drawing on a range of theoretical approaches from Barthes and Baudrillard to Marxist, psychoanalytic and feminist theory, Barnard addresses the ambivalent status of fashion in contemporary culture.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415260183
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/28/2002
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

List of figures
Acknowledgements
Preface to the Second Edition
Introduction:Two views of fashion and clothing
Chapter 1: Etymologies and Definitions of Fashion and Clothing
1.1 Etymology
1.2 Fashion, style, clothing, dress
1.3 Fashion and anti-fashion
1.4 Fashion, clothing and trivia I
1.5 Fashion, clothing and deception
1.6 The study of fashion and clothing
1.7 Conclusion
1.8 Further reading
Chapter 2: Fashion, Clothing, Communication and Culture
2.1 Introduction
2.2 Fashion, clothing and communication
2.3 Fashion, clothing and culture
2.4 Fashion, clothing, power and ideology
2.5 Fashion, clothing and trivia II
2.6 Conclusion
2.7 Further reading
Chapter 3: The Functions of Fashion and Clothing
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Material Functions:
3.21 Protection
3.22 Modesty and concealment
3.23 Immodesty and attraction
3.3 Cultural Functions
3.4 Communication:
3.41 Individualistic expression
3.42 Social worth or status
3.43 Definition of social role
3.44 Economic worth or status
3.45 Political symbol
3.46 Magico-religious condition
3.47 Social rituals
3.48 Recreation
3.49 Conclusion
3.50 Further reading
Chapter 4: Fashion, Clothing and Meaning
Introduction
Meaning as external to the garment/ensemble/image
Meaning as internal to the garment/ensemble/image
Semiological accounts of meaning
Writing about fashion and clothing
Conclusion
Further reading
Chapter 5: Fashion, Clothing and the Reproduction of Society
Introduction
Reproduction
Fashion, clothing and class I
Fashion, clothing, sex and gender I
Conclusion
Further reading
Chapter 6: Fashion, Clothing and Social Revolution
Introduction
Revolution and resistance
Passive and active consumption
Fashion, clothing and class II
Fashion, clothing, sex and gender II
The 'New Look'
Conclusion
Further reading
Chapter 7: Fashion, Clothing and Postmodernity
Introduction
Fashion and modernity
Fashion and postmodernity
Fashion, Art, Performance, Masquerade
Fashion and allegory
Fashion and undecidability
Fashion and pastiche
.Fashion and bricolage
Conclusion
Further reading
Chapter 8: Conclusion
Glossary
Bibliography
Index

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