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Title Thinking through fashion : a guide to key theorists / Agnès Rocamora and Anneke Smelik (editors)
Published London : I.B. Tauris, 2016
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 310 pages) : illustrations
Series Dress cultures
Dress cultures.
Contents Thinking through fashion: an introduction / Agnès Rocamora and Anneke Smelik -- Karl Marx: fashion and capitalism / Anthony Sullivan -- Sigmund Freud: more than a fetish: fashion and psychoanalysis / Janice Miller -- Georg Simmel: the 'philosophical Monet' / Peter McNeil -- Walter Benjamin: fashion, modernity and the city street / Adam Geczy and Vicki Karaminas -- Mikhail Bakhtin: fashioning the grotesque body / Francesca Granata -- Maurice Merleau-Ponty: the corporeal experience of fashion / Llewellyn Negrin -- Roland Barthes: semiology and the rhetorical codes of fashion / Paul Jobling -- Erving Goffmann: social science as an art of cultural observation / Efrat Tseëlon -- Gilles Deleuze: bodies-without-organs in the folds of fashion / Anneke Smelik -- Michel Foucault: fashioning the body politic / Jane Tynan -- Niklas Luhmann: fashion between the fashionable and old-fashioned / Aurélie Van de Peer -- Jean Baudrillard: post-modern fashion as the end of meaning / Efrat Tseëlon -- Pierre Bourdieu: the field of fashion / Agnès Rocamora -- Jacques Derrida: fashion under erasure / Alison Gill -- Bruno Latour: actor-network-theory and fashion / Joanne Entwistle -- Judith Butler: fashion and performativity / Elizabeth Wissinger
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Fashion -- Philosophy
Fashion -- Social aspects.
Fashion -- Social aspects.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Beauty & Grooming.
Form Electronic book
Author Rocamora, Agnès, editor.
Smelik, Anneke, editor.
ISBN 0857726625