Fashion Theory Volume 12 Issue 4: The Journal of Dress, Body and Culture

By: Root, Regina A.

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Ecofashion brings together new perspectives for the field of fashion studies, asking a compelling set of research questions related to consumption practices and sustainability at a time of environmental crisis. The volume begins with a discussion of keywords used by theorists and the industry to address ecologically oriented fashion practices, including the rationale behind the usage of "ecofashion." Articles address natural looks that emerged in the 1960s, the rise of "green as the new black" at the beginning of the twenty-first century, recycling and the appeal of "slow fashion," and the science that informs the making of environmentally conscious garments. Other articles show how these concepts are linked to mass-market trends underway in the globalized political economy, offering especially important connections for scholars who seek to bridge fashion theory to issues of concern in environmental and global studies.

Indexed by the IBSS (International Bibliography of Social Sciences); the DAAI (Design and Applied Arts Index); ARTbibliographies Modern; Abstracts in Anthropology; the Anthropological Index Online (AIO) of the Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland; Sociological abstracts; ISI Web of Science/Arts & Humanities Citation Index and ISI Current Contents Connect/Arts & Humanities (THOMSON); K.G. Saur Verlag's IBR (International Bibliography of Book Reviews of Scholarly Literature and Social Sciences) and K.G. Verlag's IBZ (International Bibliography of Periodical Literature on Humanities and Social Sciences).

Title: Fashion Theory Volume 12 Issue 4: The Journal of Dress, Body and Culture

Author Name: Root, Regina A.

Categories: Other,

Publisher: Berg Publishers: 2008-12-15

ISBN Number: 1847882013

ISBN Number 13: 9781847882011

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: VeryGood

Seller ID: M1847882013Z2