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Fat fashion : the thin ideal and the segregation of plus-size bodies

Title
Fat fashion : the thin ideal and the segregation of plus-size bodies / Paolo Volonté.
Author
Volonté, Paolo, 1962-
Publication
  • London ; New York : Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2022.
  • ©2022

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Details

Description
ix, 226 pages : illustrations; 24 cm
Subjects
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
The paradox of nonexistent fat fashion -- Dress and the body -- Fashion discourse : the tyranny of slenderness -- Fashion practice : the persistence of the thin ideal -- Fashion technology : the sizing system -- Fashion politics : the segregation of non-thin bodies -- Outlook.
Call Number
JFE 21-7751
ISBN
  • 9781350126930
  • 1350126934
  • 9781350126923
  • 1350126926
LCCN
2021000718
OCLC
1232016313
Author
Volonté, Paolo, 1962- author.
Title
Fat fashion : the thin ideal and the segregation of plus-size bodies / Paolo Volonté.
Publisher
London ; New York : Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2022.
Copyright Date
©2022
Type of Content
text
Type of Medium
unmediated
Type of Carrier
volume
Summary
"The first systematic study of fatness and thinness in the fashion industry, this book explores the reasons why fashion producers forgo the plus-size market in favour of the ideal of thinness"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Other Form:
Online version: Volonté, Paolo, 1962- Fat fashion London ; New York : Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2021 9781350126916 (DLC) 2021000719
Research Call Number
JFE 21-7751
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