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Fashioning Globalisation

New Zealand Design, Working Women and the Cultural Economy

Συγγραφέας: Molloy Maureen , Larner Wendy
Εκδότης: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
ISBN: 9781444337013
Σειρά βιβλίου: RGS-IBG Book Series
Αριθμός Σελίδων: 216
Διαστάσεις: 23x2x16
Έτος Έκδοσης: 2013

Σύνοψη του βιβλίου "Fashioning Globalisation"

Drastic changes in the career aspirations of women in the developed world have resulted in a new, globalised market for off-the-peg designer clothes created by independent artisans. This book reports on a phenomenon that seems to exemplify the twin imperatives of globalisation and female emancipation. * A major conceptual contribution to the literatures on globalisation, fashion and gender, analysing the ways in which women s entry into the labour force over the past thirty years in the developed world has underpinned new forms of aestheticised production and consumption as well as the growth of work-style businesses * A vital contribution to the burgeoning literature on culture and creative industries which often ignores the significant roles taken by women as entrepreneurs and designers rather than mere consumers * Introduces fashion scholars and economic geographers to a paradigmatic example of the new designer fashion industries emerging in a range of countries not traditionally associated with fashion * Takes a fresh perspective on an industry in which Third World garment workers have been the subject of exhaustive analysis but first world women have been largely ignored

Συγγραφέας/εις: Molloy Maureen, Larner Wendy
Κατηγορία: επιστημονικά
Σειρά βιβλίου: RGS-IBG Book Series
ISBN: 9781444337013
Ημερ/νία έκδοσης: 09/08/2013
Εκδότης: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Εξώφυλλο: Hardback
Σελίδες: 216
Τόπος έκδοσης: Chicester
Χώρα έκδοσης: United Kingdom
Βάρος βιβλίου: 414 gr
Διαστάσεις βιβλίου: 23x2x16 cm
Λεπτομέρειες εικονογράφησης: illustrations


List of Figures and Credits ix Preface xi Series Editors' Preface xiv Acknowledgements xv 1 What We Saw and Why We Started this Project 1 2 Global Aspirations: Theorising the New Zealand Designer Fashion Industry 19 3 Policy for a New Economy: 'After Neoliberalism' and the Designer Fashion Industry 43 with Richard Le Heron and Nick Lewis 4 Cultivating Urbanity: Fashion in a Not-so-global City 69 with Alison Goodrum 5 Gendering the 'Virtuous Circle': Production, Mediation and Consumption in the Cultural Economy 99 6 Creating Global Subjects: The Pedagogy of Fashionability 125 7 Lifestyle or Workstyle? Female Entrepreneurs in New Zealand Designer Fashion 153 8 Conclusion: An Unlikely Success Story? 179 Index 191

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