Feminism and Youth Culture brings together eight separate essays written by Angela McRobbie (Zoot Suits and Second-Hand Dresses, 1989) over a period of over ten years. Various themes include the effect of sexual inequality on the everyday lives of working-class girls; the blindness of male...
Published August 15th 2000 by Routledge
Art, Fashion and Popular Music
How do different artistic and cultural practices develop in the contemporary consumer culture? Providing a new direction in cultural studies as well as a vigorous defence of the field, Angela McRobbie's new collection of essays considers the social consequences of cultural proliferation and the...
Published June 23rd 1999 by Routledge
Rag Trade or Image Industry?
British Fashion Design explores the tensions between fashion as art form, and the demands of a ruthlessly commercial industry. Based on interviews and research conducted over a number of years, Angela McRobbie charts the flow of art school fashion graduates into the industry; their attempts to...
Published June 10th 1998 by Routledge
Postmodernism and Popular Culture brings together eleven recent essays by Angela McRobbie in a collection which deals with the issues which have dominated cultural studies over the last ten years.A key theme is the notion of postmodernity as a space for social change and political potential....
Published June 29th 1994 by Routledge