Fashion-ology: An Introduction to Fashion Studies Yuniya Kawamura is Professor of Sociology at the Fashion Institute of Technology, New. Fashion-ology: An Introduction to Fashion Studies (Dress, Body, Culture) [Yuniya Kawamura] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This book. Yuniya Kawamura Fashion-ology An introduction to fashion studies. 1. Fashion- ology; 2. Dress, Body, CultureSeries Editor: Joanne B. Eicher.
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Other editions – View all Fashion-ology: Likewise, fashion can be a matter of personal consumption and identity, and also a matter of collective production and distribution.
This book provides a concise and much-needed introduction to the sociology of fashion. You can unsubscribe from newsletters at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in any newsletter. Johanna Thunholm rated it liked it Feb 10, She debunks the myth of “the genius designer” and explains that fashion is not about clothes but is a belief. References to this book Digital Experience Design: Some scholars, such as SombartNystrom and Anspack approach fashion from an economic point of ologgy.
Chapter 5 The production Gatekeeping and Diffusion of Fashion. Other editions – View all Fashion-ology: The academic writing style made it hard to read, but I fought myself till the middle and skimmed the rest.
From the origins of fashion studies and the difference between clothing and fashion, through to an examination of 21st century subcultures, and the impact Kawamura further shows how the structural nature of the fashion system works to legitimize designers’ creativity and can make them successful.
Selected pages Title Page. Her book will contribute enormously to establishing fashion as a legitimate subject for research and teaching in the social sciences and humanities.
An Introduction to Fashion Studies. Their studies help us understand that using clothing olpgy express modesty is a function that is determined by the culture, learned by the individuals and is not instinctive in nature. Updated with two new chapters on subcultures and the impact of technology, along with guides to further reading and a student guide to sociological research in jawamura, this is essential jawamura for anyone studying fashion, sociology, anthropology, and cultural studies.
Simionescu Andrei rated it it was ok Oct 08, Without that systemic structure, fashion culture would not exist. My library Help Advanced Book Search.
There is an institutional structure, ignored by many fashion theorists, that has shaped fashon produced the fashion phenomenon. Fashion is governed by the social strategy of class. Fashion as an Institutionalized System. Fasbion provides a big picture approach that focuses on the social process behind fashion and its perpetuation.
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Fashion-ology: An Introduction to Fashion Studies by Yuniya Kawamura
This book provides a concise and much-needed introduction to the sociology of fashion. Apr 21, Dr.
Newer fashion cities, such as Milan and New York, are the product of the fashion system that originated in Paris. Most studies llogy not make a clear distinction between clothing and fashion. Clothing production involves the actual manufacturing of fabric and shaping it into a garment. Account Options Sign in. Lisa Lanning rated it really liked it Sep 08, Nabilla Sukma Wardhani rated it it was ok Sep 07, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Mar 14, Fuadiyah Kamil rated it really liked it.
Kawamura argues that clothing is a tangible material product whereas fashion is a symbolic cultural product. Most studies of fashion do not make a clear distinction kawamua clothing and fashion. No trivia or quizzes yet. Fashion-ology provides a big iawamura approach that focuses on the social process behind fashion and its perpetuation.
Katia Guzun rated it really liked it Oct 14, Clara rated it it jawamura ok Oct 10, Ania rated it it was amazing Sep 13, Lorena Clavijo rated it really liked it May 28, Preview — Fashion-ology by Yuniya Kawamura. Matilda Eriksson rated it liked it Jan 08, The clothing system teaches us how to wear garments and what to wear in specific social and cultural contexts because each context has different social meanings.
The production of symbols places emphasis on the dynamic activity of institutions. Rizky Puji rated it liked it Feb 09, Such approach to fashion and dress is very limited and does not expand further.