Monthly Archives: May 2016

Kunkel, C. 1999. “A Visual Analysis of Feminist Dress.”

  Kunkel, Charlotte. 1999. “A Visual Analysis of Feminist Dress.” Pp. 183-188 in The Meanings of Dress, edited by Mary Lynn Damhorst, Kimberly A. Miller, and Susan O. Michelman. New York: Fairchild Publications. How do feminists dress?  Why is there a seeming cultural conflict between perceptions of who feminists are and what they look like, […]

Michelman, S.O. 1999. “Appearance for Dress and Sexuality” in MOD.

Michelman, Susan O. 1999. “Appearance for Gender and Sexuality.” Pp. 168-176 in The Meanings of Dress, edited by Mary Lynn Damhorst, Kimberly A. Miller, and Susan O. Michelman. New York: Fairchild Publications. Historical codes of masculinity and femininity offered restrictive fashion codes to men and elaborated fashion codes for women – encouraging different appearance and […]

Damhorst, M.L. 1999. “Dress in Human Interaction” in MOD.

Damhorst, Mary Lynn. 1999. “Dress in Human Interaction.” Pp. 127-139 in The Meanings of Dress, edited by Mary Lynn Damhorst, Kimberly A. Miller, and Susan O. Michelman. New York: Fairchild Publications. McCracken (1985) – because dress stays relatively fixed throughout most interactions, it may be used to communicate fixed or relatively stable characteristics of the […]

Damhorst, M.L. “Dress as Nonverbal Communication” in MOD

Damhorst, Mary Lynn. 1999. “Dress as Nonverbal Communication.” Pp. 78-89 in The Meanings of Dress, edited by Mary Lynn Damhorst, Kimberly A. Miller, and Susan O. Michelman. New York: Fairchild Publications. Dress as a backdrop for other forms of communication – facial expression, physical gesture and movement, body position, distance between people, tone of voice, […]

Miller, Kimberly A. 1999. “The Body in Context.” Pp. 12-24 in The Meanings of Dress, edited by Mary Lynn Damhorst, Kimberly A. Miller, and Susan O. Michelman. New York: Fairchild Publications. Kaiser (1997) – historical, cultural, and social contexts are important to consider when interpreting dress and associated meanings. Agonic power (“doing”) attributed to men […]

Damhorst, M.L. 1999. “Introduction” to The Meanings of Dress.

Damhorst, Mary Lynn. 1999. “Introduction.” Pp. 1-11 in The Meanings of Dress, edited by Mary Lynn Damhorst, Kimberly A. Miller, and Susan O. Michelman. New York: Fairchild Publications. “Dress is what people do to their bodies to maintain, manage, and alter their appearance; therefore, dress is behavior” (2). “Dress is more than mere objects and […]

Bernard, P., S.J. Gervais, J. Allen, A. Delmee, and O. Klein. 2015. “From Sex Objects to Human Beings: Masking Sexual Body Parts and Humanization as Moderators to Women’s Objectification.”

Bernard, Philippe, Sarah J. Gervais, Jill Allen, Alice Delmée, and Olivier Klein. 2015. “From Sex Objects to Human Beings: Masking Sexual Body Parts and Humanization as Moderators to Women’s Objectification.” Psychology of Women Quarterly 39(4): 432-446. Add-in: several forms of identified objectification beyond sexual objectification: 1) instrumentality – separating function from person (Gruenfeld et al […]