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Porn Chic Exploring the Contours of Raunch Eroticism

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ISBN-10: 1847886280

ISBN-13: 9781847886286

Edition: 2012

Authors: Annette Lynch, Joanne B. Eicher

List price: $31.99
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The mainstreaming of pornographic imagery into fashion and popular culture at the turn of the millennium in Britain and the US signalled a dramatic cultural shift in construction of both femininity and masculinity. For men and women, raunch became the new cool.This engaging book draws from a diverse range of examples including film, popular tabloids, campus culture, mass media marketing campaigns, facebook profiles, and art exhibits to explore expressions and meanings of porn chic. Bringing a cultural and feminist lens to the material, this book challenges the reader to question the sexual agency of the 12-year-old girl dressed to seduce in fashions inspired by Katie Price, the college…    
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Book details

List price: $31.99
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
Publication date: 10/11/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.770
Language: English

Annette Lynch is a Professor of Textiles and Apparel and the Director of the Center for Violence Prevention at the University of Northern Iowa. She has published two books with Berg: Dress, Gender and Cultural Change, 1999; and Changing Fashion: A Critical Introduction to Trend Analysis and Meaning, 2007. Nicola Steffen was brought up in Germany where she studied English, Art and Education. She currently lives in the UK where she works as an artist under the pseudonym of Nicola Bockelmann'. Her art deals with representations of gender in the media, in particular of women. Nicola has just completed her PhD thesis on the phenomenon of Porn Chic' in Clubflyers. She was recently a research…    

Joanne B. Eicher is Regents Professor Emerita at the University of Minnesota. Joanne is Editor-in-Chief, Encyclopedia of Dress and Fashion (Bloomsbury and OUP); Series Editor, Dress, Body Culture (Bloomsbury); Author, Editor, Co-Editor, The Visible Self, (Fairchild); Dress and Gender (Berg); Dress and Ethnicity (Berg); Beads and Beadmakers (Berg); Mother, Daughter, Sister, Bride (National Geographic); a wide variety of published articles in professional journals and chapters in books.