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Shifting codes of dress

Dimitrios Theodossopoulos

in Exoticisation Undressed: Ethnographic Nostalgia and Authenticity in Emberá Clothes

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781526100832
eISBN:
9781526114969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100832.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

The chapter focuses more closely on the dress choices in Parara Puru and the indigenous-and-modern clothes of its inhabitants. It demonstrates that is misleading to assume that Emberá dress codes ... More


Seeing and Hearing

Martin Meisel

in How Plays Work: Reading and Performance

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199215492
eISBN:
9780191695957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215492.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, Drama

A competent reader of plays will experience a sensation of visuality, tied less to an idea of the mediating stage than to the world directly evoked by the text of the play. Such a sensation of ... More


The Empress’s Clothes

Julie Seaman

in Evolution's Empress: Darwinian Perspectives on the Nature of Women

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199892747
eISBN:
9780199332786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892747.003.0020
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

This chapter focuses on the American law of sex discrimination in the context of sex-differentiated employee dress and grooming requirements. Courts have attempted to distinguish dress codes that ... More


Three authentic Emberá discontinuities

Dimitrios Theodossopoulos

in Exoticisation Undressed: Ethnographic Nostalgia and Authenticity in Emberá Clothes

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781526100832
eISBN:
9781526114969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100832.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

The chapter explore in detail three examples of discontinuity, authentically embedded in Emberá everyday life. The first example focuses on a ‘traditional’ or ‘indigenous’ item of dress made in Asia ... More


A story about Emberá clothes

Dimitrios Theodossopoulos

in Exoticisation Undressed: Ethnographic Nostalgia and Authenticity in Emberá Clothes

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781526100832
eISBN:
9781526114969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100832.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

The chapter tells one among many possible stories of social change in Emberá society—one account of Emberá social history in Panama. Here the uniting thread is the changing Emberá dress codes. Until ... More


Teen Feminist Digital Activisms: Resisting Rape Culture in and around School

Kaitlynn Mendes, Jessica Ringrose, and Jessalynn Keller

in Digital Feminist Activism: Girls and Women Fight Back Against Rape Culture

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190697846
eISBN:
9780190697884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190697846.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change, Gender and Sexuality

Chapter 7 explores how teen girls are using social media to engage with institutionalized and systematic forms of sexism, sexual objectification, and harassment constitutive of not only what can be ... More


Religious Discrimination at Various Stages of the Employment Relationship

Raymond F. Gregory

in Encountering Religion in the Workplace: The Legal Rights and Responsibilities of Workers and Employers

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449543
eISBN:
9780801460746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449543.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This chapter examines acts of religious discrimination at various stages of the employment relationship. A worker who intends to pursue a religious discrimination claim against his or her employer ... More


Jadidiyat: Muslim Modernity in Action

M. Raisur Rahman

in Locale, Everyday Islam, and Modernity: Qasbah Towns and Muslim Life in Colonial India

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199455225
eISBN:
9780199085422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199455225.003.0008
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter analyses Muslims and modernity. During the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, qasbāti Muslims learned about aspects of Western culture through their growing interactions with ... More


Urban Outfitters

Jessica M. Barron and Rhys H. Williams

in Urban Church Imagined: Religion, Race, and Authenticity in the City

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781479877669
eISBN:
9781479802371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479877669.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses in more detail the extent to which the congregational culture at Downtown Church is predicated on a sense of fashion and connects with those who are comfortable with cultural ... More


Counter-Couture

Regina A. Root

in Couture and Consensus: Fashion and Politics in Postcolonial Argentina

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816647934
eISBN:
9781452945965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816647934.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This epilogue discusses the changes in the use of the Argentine dress codes from being a simple form of a body’s embellishment to a symbol of protest. Dress codes loosened during the twenty-first ... More


The Embodied Icon: Liturgical Vestments and Sacramental Power in Byzantium

Warren T. Woodfin

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199592098
eISBN:
9780191808302
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199592098.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

In spite of the Orthodox liturgy’s reputation for resistance to change, Byzantine liturgical dress underwent a period of extraordinary elaboration from the end of the eleventh century onwards. As ... More


Ordinary

Daniel Miller and Sophie Woodward

in Blue Jeans: The Art of the Ordinary

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520272187
eISBN:
9780520952089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520272187.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter examines claims about where it can be unacceptable to wear jeans and what this implies. These claims divide into two main categories: workplaces where there are explicit or implicit ... More


Defrocking the Nation: Unveiling and the Politics of Dress

Firoozeh Kashani-Sabet

in Conceiving Citizens: Women and the Politics of Motherhood in Iran

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195308860
eISBN:
9780190254292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195308860.003.0008
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines the politics of clothing in Iran. The choice of attire—to veil or not to veil, to wear or eschew the tie—not only reflected consumer interests and popular tastes but also ... More


Pockets of Resistance: Some Notes Towards an Exploration of Gender and Genre Boundaries in Herland

Bridget Bennett (ed.)

in A Very Different Story: Studies on the Fiction of Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780853235910
eISBN:
9781781380420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235910.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Charlotte Perkins Gilman challenged, explored, and circumnavigated boundaries. Her writing continually interrogates the restrictive boundaries of patriarchal institutions and of enclosed spaces. ... More


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