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Dress and Gender

Author: Ruth Barnes

Publisher: Berg Publishers

ISBN: UOM:39015025166540

Category: Design

Page: 293

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Dress is one of the most significant markers of gender identity, yet is only rarely explored in depth. This volume addresses the relationship between gender and dress, opening up fascinating aspects by covering a great variety of ethnographic areas reaching from Asia, Europe and Africa to North and South America. The time span is equally wide-ranging and offers present-day material as well as studies based on historical data.
Dress and Gender
Language: un
Pages: 293
Authors: Ruth Barnes, Joanne B. Eicher
Categories: Design
Type: BOOK - Published: 1992 - Publisher: Berg Publishers

Dress is one of the most significant markers of gender identity, yet is only rarely explored in depth. This volume addresses the relationship between gender and dress, opening up fascinating aspects by covering a great variety of ethnographic areas reaching from Asia, Europe and Africa to North and South America.
Dress & Gender: Crossdressing in Context
Language: un
Pages: 320
Authors: Gregory G. Bolich, Ph. D. G. G. Bolich
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-11-01 - Publisher: Lulu.com

The first in a five volume set, this book reestablishes dress as a foundational context for crossdressing. This major study demonstrates the interplay between sex, gender, and clothes, especially as these relate to transgender behaviors, of which crossdressing is the best-known.
Crossdressing in Context, Vol. 1 Dress & Gender
Language: en
Pages: 310
Authors: Gregory G. Bolich, Ph. D. G. G. Bolich
Categories: Reference
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-11 - Publisher: Lulu.com

The first in a five volume set, this book reestablishes dress as a foundational context for crossdressing. This major study demonstrates the interplay between sex, gender, and clothes, especially as these relate to transgender behaviors, of which crossdressing is the best-known.
Japanese Fashion Cultures
Language: un
Pages: 216
Authors: Masafumi Monden
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-11-20 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

From Rococo to Edwardian fashions, Japanese street style has reinvented many western dress styles, reinterpreting and altering their meanings and messages in a different cultural and historical context. This wide ranging and original study reveals the complex exchange of styles and what they represent in Japan and beyond, contesting common
Gender and the Boundaries of Dress in Contemporary Peru
Language: un
Pages: 384
Authors: Blenda Femenías
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-01-01 - Publisher: University of Texas Press

Set in Arequipa during Peru's recent years of crisis, this ethnography reveals how dress creates gendered bodies. It explores why people wear clothes, why people make art, and why those things matter in a war-torn land. Blenda Femenías argues that women's clothes are key symbols of gender identity and resistance