Sep 18, 2018  
Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018 
    
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ANTH 388 - Fashion and Society 3 hours


Critical examination of fashion as an institution, shaping individual choices, and communicating social values and norms. Attention is paid to how fashion serves as a tool for individual expression and as a way to showcase social affiliation. Fashion is analyzed as both an art form and as a powerful industry. Topics include: art and industry; body; consumerism, dressing in modern society; global style; individual and group identity; inequality; social movements; and trends. Cross-listed as SOCI 388  and WMST 388 Prerequisite:  junior standing.



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