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

    Queering Femininity

    Sexuality, Feminism and the Politics of Presentation

    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 – 2017-11-24 
    Routledge
    Feminism and Female Sexuality

  • Fashion and Masculinities in Popular Culture book cover

    Fashion and Masculinities in Popular Culture

    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 – 2017-10-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Fashion and the Consumer Revolution in Contemporary Russia book cover

    Fashion and the Consumer Revolution in Contemporary Russia

    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 – 2017-10-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

  • 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

    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 – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Fashion Ethics book cover

    Fashion Ethics

    By Sue Thomas

    Fashion Ethics provides a comprehensive overview of the ethical issues in the fashion industry, from collection design concept to upcycling and closed loop production. This book answers an urgent need for a comprehensive understanding of the fundamental ethics of the fashion industry. Sue Thomas…

    Paperback – 2017-09-12 
    Routledge

  • Cross-Gender China: Across Yin-Yang, Across Cultures, and Beyond Jingju book cover

    Cross-Gender China

    Across Yin-Yang, Across Cultures, and Beyond Jingju

    By Huai Bao

    Cross-Gender China, the outcome of more than twenty years of theatrical and sociological research, deconstructs the cultural implications of cross-gender performance in today's China. The recent revival in male-to-female cross-gender nandan performance in Chinese theatre raises a multitude of…

    Hardback – 2017-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Geographies of Difference: Explorations in Northeast Indian Studies book cover

    Geographies of Difference

    Explorations in Northeast Indian Studies

    Edited by Mélanie Vandenhelsken, Meenaxi Barkataki-Ruscheweyh, Bengt G. Karlsson

    This book rethinks Northeast India as a lived space, a centre of interconnections and unfolding histories, instead of an isolated periphery. Questioning dominant tropes and assumptions around the Northeast, it examines socio-political and historical processes, border issues, the role of the state,…

    Hardback – 2017-08-11
    Routledge India

  • Manifesting the Magnificence, Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester and his Milieu: An Analysis of the Early Modern English Courtier Wardrobe Production and Supply Networks book cover

    Manifesting the Magnificence, Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester and his Milieu

    An Analysis of the Early Modern English Courtier Wardrobe Production and Supply Networks

    By Tracey Wedge

    Exploring the intricate networks of suppliers to the early modern English court, this book provides an examination of those who produced clothes and accessories for the wardrobe of Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester, and his contemporaries. The sheer scale of those involved in dressing the court is…

    Hardback – 2017-07-31
    Routledge

  • 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

    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 – 2017-04-24
    Routledge

  • Lady Gaga and Popular Music: Performing Gender, Fashion, and Culture book cover

    Lady Gaga and Popular Music

    Performing Gender, Fashion, and Culture

    Edited by Martin Iddon, Melanie L. Marshall

    This book is a multi-faceted, interdisciplinary examination of the music and figure of Lady Gaga, combining approaches from scholars in cultural studies, art, fashion, and music. It represents one of the first scholarly volumes devoted to Lady Gaga, who has become, over a few short years, central…

    Paperback – 2016-12-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Popular Music

  • The Aesthetics and Affects of Cuteness book cover

    The Aesthetics and Affects of Cuteness

    Edited by Joshua Paul Dale, Joyce Goggin, Julia Leyda, Anthony P. McIntyre, Diane Negra

    Cuteness is one of the most culturally pervasive aesthetics of the new millennium and its rapid social proliferation suggests that the affective responses it provokes find particular purchase in a contemporary era marked by intensive media saturation and spreading economic precarity. Rejecting…

    Paperback – 2016-12-16
    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

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-05-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Communication and Media

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