Aug 09, 2020  
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WMST 388W - 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; Trends. Cross-listed as SOCI 388W . Prerequisite: ENGL 133W 



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