Appearance and Identity

Fashioning the Body in Postmodernity

  • Authors
  • Llewellyn Negrin

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
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    Pages 1-7
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    Pages 9-32
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    Pages 33-52
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    Pages 53-74
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    Pages 75-95
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    Pages 97-115
  8. Llewellyn Negrin
    Pages 117-137
  9. Llewellyn Negrin
    Pages 139-161
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 163-200

About this book


This book casts a critical look at the dominant position that fashion has come to occupy in contemporary society. It addresses various aspects of fashion in postmodern culture including makeup, cosmetic surgery, tattoos, ornament in dress and the blurring of gender boundaries.


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Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc. 2008
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, New York
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Social & Cultural Studies Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-37429-8
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-61718-6
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