• Fashion Theory: A Reader, 2nd edition book cover

    Fashion Theory

    A Reader, 2nd edition, 2nd Edition

    By Malcolm Barnard

    This revised and fully updated collection of essential readings surveys and contextualizes the ways in which a wide range of disciplines have used a variety of theoretical approaches to explain, and sometimes to explain away, the astonishing variety, complexity and beauty of fashion. Existing…

    Paperback – 2019-05-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Student Readers

  • Teen Magazines, Fashion, and Femininity: Honey Magazine and Consumer Culture in 1960s Britain book cover

    Teen Magazines, Fashion, and Femininity

    Honey Magazine and Consumer Culture in 1960s Britain, 1st Edition

    By Fan Carter

    Paperback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge
    Feminism and Female Sexuality

  • World Clothing and Fashion: An Encyclopedia of History, Culture, and Social Influence book cover

    World Clothing and Fashion

    An Encyclopedia of History, Culture, and Social Influence, 1st Edition

    By Mary Ellen Snodgrass

    Taking a global, multicultural, social, and economic perspective, this work explores the diverse and colourful history of human attire. From prehistoric times to the age of globalization, articles cover the evolution of clothing utility, style, production, and commerce, including accessories (shoes…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge

  • Environmental Advertising in China and the USA: The desire to go green book cover

    Environmental Advertising in China and the USA

    The desire to go green, 1st Edition

    By Xinghua Li

    Since the late 1980s, green consumerism has been hailed in the West as an efficient solution to environmental problems. However, Chinese consumers have been slow to warm up to eco-friendly products. Consumers prefer SUVs to hybrid cars, health supplements and snake oil medicines to organic foods…

    Paperback – 2018-12-11
    Routledge

  • Creativity in Later Life: Beyond Late Style book cover

    Creativity in Later Life

    Beyond Late Style, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Amigoni, Gordon McMullan

    This collection begins with two premises: that our understanding of the nature and forms of creativity in later life remains limited and that dialogue between specialists in gerontology, the arts and humanities can produce the crucial new insights that are so obviously needed. Representing the…

    Hardback – 2018-11-27
    Routledge

  • Addictive Consumption: Capitalism, Modernity and Excess book cover

    Addictive Consumption

    Capitalism, Modernity and Excess, 1st Edition

    By Gerda Reith

    In this engaging new book, Gerda Reith explores key theoretical concepts in the sociology of consumption. Drawing on the ideas of Foucault, Marx and Bataille, amongst others, she investigates the ways that understandings of ‘the problems of consumption’ change over time, and asks what these changes…

    Paperback – 2018-09-14
    Routledge

  • Visual Typologies from the Early Modern to the Contemporary: Local Contexts and Global Practices book cover

    Visual Typologies from the Early Modern to the Contemporary

    Local Contexts and Global Practices, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tara Zanardi, Lynda Klich

    Visual Typologies from the Early Modern to the Contemporary investigates the pictorial representation of types from the sixteenth to the twenty- first century. Originating in longstanding visual traditions, including street crier prints and costume albums, these images share certain conventions as…

    Hardback – 2018-07-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Consumption, Media and Culture in South Africa: Perspectives on Freedom and the Public book cover

    Consumption, Media and Culture in South Africa

    Perspectives on Freedom and the Public, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mehita Iqani, Bridget Kenny

    This book is the first of its kind to bring together a collection of critical scholarly work on consumer culture in South Africa, exploring the cultural, political, economic, and social aspects of consumption in post-Apartheid society. From sushi and Japanese diplomacy to Queen Sophie’s writhing…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge

  • Queering Femininity: Sexuality, Feminism and the Politics of Presentation book cover

    Queering Femininity

    Sexuality, Feminism and the Politics of Presentation, 1st Edition

    By Hannah McCann

    Queering Femininity focuses on femininity as a style of gender presentation and asks how (and whether) it can be refigured as a creative and queer style of the body. Drawing on a range of feminist texts and interviews with self-identifying queer femmes from the LGBTQ community, Hannah McCann argues…

    Hardback – 2017-12-11
    Routledge
    Feminism and Female Sexuality

  • Fashion and the Consumer Revolution in Contemporary Russia book cover

    Fashion and the Consumer Revolution in Contemporary Russia

    1st Edition

    By Olga Gurova

    This book explores how clothing consumption has changed in Russia in the past 20 years as capitalism has grown in a postsocialist state, bringing with it a "consumer revolution." It shows how there has been and continues to be a massive change in the fashion retail market and how ideal…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

  • Fashion and Masculinities in Popular Culture book cover

    Fashion and Masculinities in Popular Culture

    1st Edition

    By Adam Geczy, Vicki Karaminas

    Popular culture in the latter half of the twentieth century precipitated a decisive change in style and body image. Postwar film, television, radio shows, pulp fiction and comics placed heroic types firmly within public consciousness. This book concentrates on these heroic male types as they have…

    Hardback – 2017-09-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

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