Dress Behind Bars: Prison Clothing as Criminality

Dress Behind Bars: Prison Clothing as Criminality

by Juliet Ash


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781850438939
Publisher: I. B.Tauris & Company, Limited
Publication date: 12/15/2009
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Juliet Ash is Tutor in Dress/Textiles Design History at the Royal College of Art. She is co-editor with Elizabeth Wilson of Chic Thrills: A Fashion Reader and is a reviewer for The Journal of Fashion Theory and Feminist Review.

Table of Contents

* Introduction: Unravelling Prison Clothing
• From Near Naked to Uniforms, pre 1800s to 1830s
• Uniforms: Stripes, Broad Arrows and Aprons, 1830s to 1900
• Seams of Change: the Abolition of Uniforms, 1900s To 1930s
• Inside Out: From Extremes to Reform, Resistance and Back, 1930s to 1990s
• Consumption as Redemption?: Britain, 1950s to 1990s
• Contemporary Prison Clothing: Inside Turns Out
• The View From Outside/ Visions Behind the Bars
• Bibliography
• Index

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