Through the Wardrobe Women's Relationships with Their Clothes

ISBN-10: 1859733883
ISBN-13: 9781859733882
Edition: 2001
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Description: This text sets out to fill a gap in the existing literature on the ambivalence of fashion and dress by drawing on a wide range of women's experiences with their wardrobes, and providing empirical data.

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List price: $37.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 11/1/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

This text sets out to fill a gap in the existing literature on the ambivalence of fashion and dress by drawing on a wide range of women's experiences with their wardrobes, and providing empirical data.

ELLEN BALKA is Professor in the School of Communication, Simon Fraser University, Canada,nbsp;where she also serves as Director of the Assessment of Technology in Context Design Lab. She is particularly interested in issues related to gender and inequality, and whether or not information technology contributes to or challenges gender and ethnic inequalities. nbsp; EILEEN GREEN is Professor of Sociology and Director of the Centre for Social and Policy Research (CSPR) in the School of Social Sciences and Law, University of Teesside, UK. Her research interests focus around issues of social in/exclusion, especially gender issues. Her publications include Gendered by Design? Information Technology and Office Systems (co-edited), Virtual Gender: Technology, Consumption and Identity (co-edited) and Youth, Risk and Leisure: Constructing Identities in Everyday Life (co-edited). nbsp; FLIS HENWOOD is Professor of Social Informatics in the School of Computing, Mathematical and Information Sciences at the University of Brighton, UK, where she heads the Social Informatics Research Unit (www.brighton.ac.uk/cmis/research/groups/siru). Her most recent work focuses on the implementation and use of information and communication technologies in health care.

Ali Guy is at the University of Teesside. Eileen Green is at the University of Teesside. Maura Banim is at the University of Teesside.

Acknowledgements
Notes on Contributors
Introduction
Consuming Images: Shopping around for Identities
Young Women and Their Wardrobes
Big Girls' Blouses: Learning to Live with Polyester
The Wedding Dress: from Use Value to Sacred Object
Choosing an Image: Exploring Women's Images through the Personal Shopper
Constructing Images: Presenting Status and Identities in Public
Suiting Ourselves: Women Professors Using Clothes to Signal Authority, Belonging and Personal Style
Minding Appearances in Female Academic Culture
Black Women and Self-Presentation: Appearing in (dis)guise
Resistances and Reconciliations: Women and Body Art
Personal Images: Revealing and Concealing Private Selves
'flying on One Wing'
Cancer, Breast Reconstruction and Clothes
Dis/continued Selves: Why Do Women Keep Clothes They No Longer Wear?
From Closet to Wardrobe?
Ontological, Epistemologicaland Methodological Clarifications in Fashion Research: from Critique to Empirical Suggestions
Reflectionsupon Endnotes
Unpicking the Seams
Bibliography
Subject Index
Index
Author Index

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