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Drastic changes in the career aspirations of women in the developed world have resulted in a new, globalised market for off-the-peg designer clothes created by independent artisans. This book reports on a phemen that seems to exemplify the twin imperatives of globalisation and female emancipation. * A major conceptual contribution to the literatures on globalisation, fashion and gender, analysing the ways in which women s entry into the labour force over the past thirty years in the developed world has underpinned new forms of aestheticised production and consumption as well as the growth of work-style businesses * A vital contribution to the burgeoning literature on culture and creative industries which often igres the significant roles taken by women as entrepreneurs and designers rather than mere consumers * Introduces fashion scholars and ecomic geographers to a paradigmatic example of the new designer fashion industries emerging in a range of countries t traditionally associated with fashion * Takes a fresh perspective on an industry in which Third World garment workers have been the subject of exhaustive analysis but first world women have been largely igred
Maureen Molloy is Professor of Women s Studies at the University of Auckland. Her work has focused on the relationships between academic ideas, policy contexts, and popular culture. Her most recent book is On Creating a Usable Culture: Margaret Mead and the Origins of American Cosmopolitanism (2008). Wendy Larner is Professor of Human Geography and Sociology at the University of Bristol, UK. She is internationally recognized for her innovative scholarship on globalisation, neoliberalism and governance, and has published in a wide range of international journals, and edited books across the social sciences. She is an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Society of New Zealand and an Academician of the UK s Academy of Social Sciences.
Maureen Molloy, Wendy Larner
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Industrial Studies: General
RGS-IBG Book Series
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Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)