The Aesthetic Economy of Fashion
Markets and Value in Clothing and Modelling
By (author) Joanne Entwistle
Normal Price: $135.00
Your Price: $121.50 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $13.50! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $6.08 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Aesthetic Economy of Fashion by Joanne Entwistle
Book DescriptionFashion is bound up with promoting the 'new', concerned with constantly changing aesthetics. The favoured styles or looks of a season arise out of the work of a vast range of different actors who collectively produce, select, distribute and promote the new ideals, before moving on to next season. How, then, are fashionable commodities stabilized long enough for them to be selected, distributed and sold? Since there are few studies that actually examine the work that goes on inside the world of fashion, we know little about these processes. This book addresses this gap in our knowledge by examining how aesthetic products are defined, distributed and valued. It focuses attention on the work of some of the market agents, particularly model agents or 'bookers' and fashion buyers, shaping the aesthetics inside their markets. In analysing their work, Entwistle develops a theoretical framework for understanding the distinctive features of aesthetic marketplaces and the aesthetic calculations within them.
Buy Aesthetic Economy of Fashion book by Joanne Entwistle from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9781845204723
(234mm x 156mm x 12mm)
Imprint: Berg Publishers
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2009
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Joanne Entwistle
Fashioned Body, Paperback (January 2015)
The Fashioned Body provides a wide-ranging and original overview of fashion and dress from an historical and sociological perspective.
Handbook of Fashion Studies, Hardback (October 2013)
The handbook is an invaluable resource for students and scholars, providing a comprehensive and innovative overview of the field of fashion studies. The outstanding scholarly articles point the way forward for research. Thematically structured and accessibly written, the work illustrates the potential of interdisciplinary fashion research.
Fashioning Models, Paperback (October 2012)
This volume presents a cutting-edge examination of modelling through race, class and gender, as well as its structure as an aesthetic marketplace within the global fashion economy. Accessible and highly engaging, Fashioning Models is essential reading for students and scholars of fashion and related disciplines.
Body Dressing, Paperback (June 2001)» View all books by Joanne Entwistle
This title examines the way in which the dress acts on the body and is integral to our experience of embodiment. Exploring gender, photography, cultural history and modernity, this book analyzes sources from 1960's fashion photography to modern gay fashion and turn-of-the-century tailoring.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Aesthetic Economy of Fashion book by Joanne Entwistle and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Joanne Entwistle
Joanne Entwistle is Senior Research Fellow, London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.