Fashioning Globalisation: New Zealand Design, Working Women by Maureen Molloy,Wendy Larner

By Maureen Molloy,Wendy Larner

Drastic adjustments within the occupation aspirations of ladies within the constructed international have led to a brand new, globalised marketplace for off-the-peg clothier outfits created via autonomous artisans. This booklet stories on a phenomenon that turns out to exemplify the dual imperatives of globalisation and feminine emancipation.

  • A significant conceptual contribution to the literatures on globalisation, style and gender, analysing the ways that women’s access into the labour strength during the last thirty years within the built global has underpinned new sorts of aestheticised construction and intake in addition to the expansion of ‘work-style’ businesses
  • A important contribution to the burgeoning literature on tradition and artistic industries which frequently ignores the numerous roles taken by means of ladies as marketers and architects instead of mere consumers
  • Introduces style students and financial geographers to a paradigmatic instance of the hot dressmaker type industries rising in more than a few international locations now not ordinarily linked to fashion
  • Takes a clean standpoint on an during which 3rd global garment staff were the topic of exhaustive research yet first global girls were mostly ignored

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