Body Style

Body Style


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781847880017
Publisher: Berg Publishers
Publication date: 08/01/2012
Series: Subcultural Style
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Therèsa M. Winge is Assistant Professor of Fashion Design and Theory in the Department of Art, Art History, and Design, Michigan State University. In recent years, Winge's research has focused on the socio-cultural aspects and non-verbal communication of subcultural dress.

Table of Contents

Chapter One: Introduction Hip Hop and Rap Subcultures Consuming Subcultures Toward a Working Definition of Subcultures Defining "Subculture" in this Research Dress, Body Modification, and the Subcultural Body Entrée into Subcultural Research An Examination of Subcultural Body Style Overview Footnotes Chapter Two: Subcultural Body Style History The Body Mind/Body Dualism Postmodern Body Somatic Body Politicizing the Body Existential Postmodern Body Gendered Body The Body and Dress Subcultural Body Victorian Tattooed Ladies Anthropology and the Subcultural Body Socialization of the Subcultural Body Punks Skates Zokus Phenomenology of the Subcultural Body Subcultural Rituals of Pain Subcultural Body Labels Piercings Skin Resurfacing Implants Chapter Summary Footnotes Chapter Three: Subcultural Body Identity Subcultural Body Customization Noisy Aesthetics Displayed Body Performance Kurasu-zoku (Crow Tribe) Commodity (Value) Fetishized Deviance Disguise Social Body Belonging Narration Primal Body The Other Ritualized Body Drag Sun Dance Spiritual Body Transcendence Magick Healing Phenomenological Body Sentient Body Being in the Moment Bodily Awareness and Knowledge Tolerance and Control Subcultural Body Identity: Lolita Chapter Summary Footnotes Chapter Four: Subcultural Body Styles Subcultural Style Guidelines Roller Derby Girls Lolitas Visual Culture Subcultural Body Aesthetics Vampires Zokus Noise: Non-verbal Communication of the Subcultural Body Subcultural Noise: Body Modifications Modern Primitives Yakuza Subcultural Noise: Body Supplements Black Leather Jacket Subcultural Noise: Music Headbanger Material Culture Subcultural Body Styles Cosplayers Furries Drag Queens and Kings Fetish Subcultural Body Processes Did that hurt? Subcultural Anti-fashion Fashion Designers Branding the Subcultural Body Not Just for Kids Subcultural Body Styles: Modern Primitives and the Body Renaissance Fakir Musafar Modern Primitive History Modern Primitive Criticisms Body Renaissance Chapter Summary Footnotes Chapter Five: Conclusions Fashioning the Subcultural Body Tattoo Today, Gone Tomorrow Fashionable Fetish Subcultural Reactions Body Technologies Old and New Precision Piercing Hook Hanging Three-dimensional Rigid Implants Needles, Hooks, and Blood—Oh My! It's Real to Me Anonymity Church of the Body Modification Media-ted Body Summary Further Readings Bibliography

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