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Dress And Morality

Author : Aileen Ribeiro
ISBN : 185973782X
Genre : Design
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Moralists have raged through history against fashions which are too short, too long, too tight, too loose or too costly. This book looks at fashion extremes over the centuries, from the sexual display of the codpiece through to corsets, crinolines & d├ęcolletage.

Dress And Morality In Romania

Author : Iulia Gheorghiu
ISBN : 1361034149
Genre : Social Science
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This dissertation, "Dress and Morality in Romania" by Iulia, Gheorghiu, was obtained from The University of Hong Kong (Pokfulam, Hong Kong) and is being sold pursuant to Creative Commons: Attribution 3.0 Hong Kong License. The content of this dissertation has not been altered in any way. We have altered the formatting in order to facilitate the ease of printing and reading of the dissertation. All rights not granted by the above license are retained by the author. Abstract: This thesis is an empirical study of the morality of dress in Romania. Based on participant and non-participant observation in retail and wholesale settings as well as eighty in-depth interviews conducted throughout eleven months of fieldwork with Romanian merchants and consumers from the capital city, two cities and two towns, it argues that dress speaks to agents' identity, it inscribes their choices in social order, it classifies them and acts as an index of their moral worth. By looking at four types of clothing (non-branded, new authentic brand item, counterfeit brand item and preowned brand item), this thesis argues that the morality of dress is informed by both its physical and social properties. Moreover, it argues that the physical properties of dress become morally and socially charged and shape its worth. Furthermore, this thesis argues that dress is used as a prop for presentability and as an implement to gain an edge in social interaction. It argues that the morality of place is translated into notions of worth of objects and agents. It looks at claims of entitlement agents lay in their consumption of branded commodities and the way their accounts become objectified in the portrait of the morally aware consumer. At the same time, it deals with the importance of dress as a cue of interaction and the role it plays in the negotiation of social order. Last but not least, it addresses the ability of dress not only to further social interaction, but also to limit and contain it. Subjects: Clothing and dress - Social aspects - Romania

Representations Of Dresses Morals And Customs In The Kingdom Of Holland At The Beginning Of The Ninetheenth Century

Author : E. Maaskamp
ISBN : KBNL:UBA000002940
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And Introduction To Ethics

Author : William Lillie
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The Gallery Of Fashion

Author : Aileen Ribeiro
ISBN : 0691050929
Genre : Art
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The presentation of dress throughout the history of British portraiture is examined as Ribeiro focuses on 100 paintings, drawings, photographs, and other works of art from the National Portrait Gallery in London. The subjects span five centuries and include many notable figures. 175 color plates. 75 halftones.

Dressing Up Ahlak

Author : Hilal Ozcetin
ISBN : OCLC:1125462890
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This dissertation analyzes sexual morality discourse through a reading of dressed female bodies in Turkey. It explores how sexual morality (ahlak) is shaped by Islamist and secularist discourses in Turkey and the ways in which ahlak (morality) imposes control mechanisms over women's bodies in Turkey. The thesis argues that even though secularist and Islamist discourses are seen in a dualistic framework, the patriarchal sexual moralities they impose on the bodies of women are not binary oppositions. Both utilize dress as a technology of the body to conceal female sexual bodies and regulate the visibility of women in public space. However, as a result of the different ways in which sexual moral norms are inhabited, these two discourses are perceived as oppositional. Thirty-one interviews were conducted with women involved in women's movements in Istanbul and Ankara (Turkey) in 2010. The data analysis suggests that the sexual morality that aims at hiding the female sexual body through dress constrains the mobility and freedom of women in public spaces in Turkey. The study also shows that sexual morality has been maintained through state surveillance (such as laws and regulations on public morality and on dress) and through the public gaze (such as the judging gaze, sexual harassment and violence). Yet, the analysis of the sexual violence cases in regards to sexual morality and dress point out that sexual morality has become more conservative as a result of the increased conservatism in politics in the last decade. While this analysis shows sexual morality to be a disciplinary discourse and a practice producing 'docile bodies', it also reveals that women are not passively subjected to this morality. Women fashion different modalities of agencies that reveal various ways of living, embodying, as well as subverting and challenging the norms of sexual morality in Turkey.

The Relations Of The Air To The Clothes We Wear The House We Live In And The Soil We Dwell On 3 Lects Abridged And Tr By A Hess

Author : Max Josef von Pettenkofer
ISBN : OXFORD:590781089
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The Slaves Of The Needle; An Exposure Of The Distressed Condition Moral And Physical Of Dress Makers Milliners Embroiderers Slop Workers C

Author : Ralph Barnes GRINDROD
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The Real Japan

Author : Henry Norman
Genre : Japan
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Cyclopedia Of Moral And Religious Anecdotes

Author : Kazlitt Arvine
ISBN : PSU:000009552913
Genre : Anecdotes
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The Moral Philosophy Of Courtship And Marriage

Author : William Andrus Alcott
ISBN : NYPL:33433075968903
Genre : Marriage
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The Friend

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Genre : Society of Friends
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The Morals Of Christ

Author : Austin Bierbower
ISBN : WISC:89006035455
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A Treatise On The Physiological And Moral Management Of Infancy

Author : Andrew Combe
ISBN : BL:A0020657217
Genre : Infants
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A Portraiture Of Quakerism Taken From A View Of The Moral Education Discipline Peculiar Customs Religious Principles Political And Civil Economy And Character Of The Society Of Friends

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The Mental And Moral Dignity Of Woman

Author : Benjamin Parsons
ISBN : BSB:BSB10702703
Genre : Women
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The Practical Moral Lesson Book

Author : Charles Hole
ISBN : OXFORD:600058949
Genre : Conduct of life
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Letters On The Moral And Religious Duties Of Parents

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Prostitution Considered In Its Moral Social And Sanitary Aspects In London And Other Large Cities And Garrison Towns 2 Ed

Author : William Acton
ISBN : ONB:+Z219366709
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Counsel To Parents On The Moral Education Of Their Children In Relation To Sex

Author : Elizabeth Blackwell
ISBN : STANFORD:36105031468551
Genre : Sex instruction
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