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The Fashion Studies Book (Paperback)

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The Fashion Book is an exciting, readable and comprehensive, all-in-one resource for students of fashion across the English-speaking world. It is designed as an introduction to fashion studies that can be used in a range of fashion courses from fashion studies degrees to fashion modules, and majors in disciplines including cultural studies, cultural sociology, cultural geography, communications and media, anthropology and cultural history. The book will present current writings and research on major topics debates in fashion studies drawing on the literature on fashion theory and incorporating many global case studies (as easy-to-read boxed material). Graphs, tables and diagrams will add texture to the written material. Approximately 200 colour images are planned to generously illustrate the historical and the contemporary tapestry of fashion. A dedicated interactive website will complement the text and ensure that students are in touch with the latest news, issues and trends.

Art, Fashion & PhotographyArt monographs, history & theoryArt, Fashion & PhotographyArt monographs, history & theoryFashion & textiles: designArt, Fashion & PhotographyFashionPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesCultural StudiesFashion & society Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd Publication Date: 01/01/2021 ISBN-13: 9780415602808  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Jennifer Craik is Professor of Communication and Cultural Studies, Faculty of Arts and Design, University of Canberra ACT 2601; and Australia and Adjunct Professor of Fashion and Textiles, School of Fashion and Textiles, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University, Melbourne, Australia. Her publications include Fashion: The Key Concepts (Berg, 2009); Uniforms Exposed: From Conformity to Transgression (Berg, 2005), The Face of Fashion: Cultural Studies in Fashion (Routledge, 1994); Public Voices, Private Interests: Australia's Media Policy co-edited with J. J. Bailey & A. Moran (Allen & Unwin, 1994). She edited the journal, Culture and Policy, between 1990 and 1996 and is a member of the editorial board or advisory board of a number of international journals: Journal of Sustainable Tourism; Journal of Culture and Communication; Communication, Culture and Politics; Space and Culture; Tourist Studies; Museums Online; Leisure Studies; and Journal of Tourism and Cultural Change. Sharon Peoples is the internship co-ordinator of the internship course in the Museums and Collections Program in Liberal Arts at the Research School of Humanities at the Australian National University (ANU). She now writes in the emerging area of fashion theory as well as maintaining a profile as an exhibiting artist, lecturing in textiles at the ANU School of Art and curating textile exhibitions. She also has lectured and tutored in the Art History Department ANU since 2005 where she completed her PhD, Military Uniforms in the Eighteenth Century: Gender Power and Politics. Her background also includes interior design, theatre design as well as an embroiderer with work held in numerous national and international collections.

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