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  1. Routledge Handbook of Sustainability and Fashion

    Edited by Kate Fletcher, Mathilda Tham

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    The clothing industry employs 25 million people globally contributing to many livelihoods and the prosperity of communities, to women’s independence, and the establishment of significant infrastructures in poorer countries. Yet the fashion industry is also a significant contributor to the...

    Published August 26th 2014 by Routledge

  2. New Feminist Discourses

    Critical Essays on Theories and Texts

    Edited by Isobel Armstrong

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Women, Feminism and Literature

    This collection of new feminist essays represents the work of young critics researching and teaching in British Universities. Aiming to set the agenda for feminist criticism in the nineties, the essays debate themes crucial to the development of feminist thought: among them, the problems of...

    Published March 21st 2014 by Routledge

  3. Representing the Black Female Subject in Western Art

    By Charmaine A. Nelson

    Series: Routledge Studies on African and Black Diaspora

    This book offers the first concentrated examination of the representation of the black female subject in Western art through the lenses of race/color and sex/gender. Charmaine A. Nelson poses critical questions about the contexts of production, the problems of representation, the pathways of...

    Published June 8th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Pregnant Pictures

    By Sandra Matthews, Laura Wexler

    In this dazzling collection of over 200 photos of pregnant women taken from art libraries, childbirth manuals, maternity ads, contemporary art, and personal albums, the authors explore the paradox between image and reality. The photos illuminate how society creates feminine roles through the...

    Published July 26th 2000 by Routledge

  5. Double Exposures

    The Practice of Cultural Analysis

    By Mieke Bal

    A feminist literary theorist, specialist in Rembrandt, and a scholar with a knack for reading Old Testament stories, Mieke Bal weaves a tapestry of signs and meanings that enrich our senses. Her subject is the act of showing, the gesture of exposing to view. In a museum, for example, the object is...

    Published June 4th 1996 by Routledge

  6. From Idolatry to Advertising: Visual Art and Contemporary Culture

    Visual Art and Contemporary Culture

    By Susan G. Josephson

    The true measure of the practice of public service is its ability to remain faithful to the tenets of democratic society. This introductory text links the practice of public administration to the core concepts of American democracy. It covers the nuts and bolts of public administration in the...

    Published June 1st 1996 by Routledge

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