The Meanings of Dress / Edition 2

The Meanings of Dress / Edition 2

by Susan O. Michelman, Kimberly Miller
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1563673665

ISBN-13: 9781563673665

Pub. Date: 11/30/2004

Publisher: Fairchild Books

This revised collection of articles from magazines, newspapers, books and journals expands the readers awareness and understanding of what dress is all about. The essays in The Meanings of Dress, 2nd Edition, illustrate essential topics, such as dress and sociology, cultural studies, gender, religion, modesty and technological changes. Design and merchandising

Overview

This revised collection of articles from magazines, newspapers, books and journals expands the readers awareness and understanding of what dress is all about. The essays in The Meanings of Dress, 2nd Edition, illustrate essential topics, such as dress and sociology, cultural studies, gender, religion, modesty and technological changes. Design and merchandising students will gain insight into how and why consumers buy clothing and other products related to dress and will grasp ways to forecast future trends. The book serves all interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary course needs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781563673665
Publisher:
Fairchild Books
Publication date:
11/30/2004
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
576
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.22(d)

Table of Contents

* Introduction
* The Body in Cultural Context
* Dress as Nonverbal Communication
* Dress and Relationships
* Appearance for Gender and Sexuality
* Modesty and Immodesty
* Dress in the Workplace
* Dress from Infancy to Adolescence
* Dressing throughout Adulthood
* Race and Ethnicity
* Fashion as Social Process
* Dress and World Religions
* Dress and Technological Change
* Future Trends

NEW TO THIS EDITION
* New chapters covering dress and relationsips, modesty and immodesty and technological change
* Sixty-seven new readings, some previously printed in publications such as The New York Times, Essence, and Psychology Marketing, and others written for this collection
* New and updated visuals from popular magazines, newspapers and scholarly journals
* Updated examples, references and learning activities

OTHER TEXT FEATURES

* The Instructor's Guide includes an outline of concepts presented in each chapter, listings of the readings cross referenced to general topics, and methods of implementing readings in the classroom

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