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Fashion and Consumption

Nazlı Alimen

Nazlı Alimen is a research fellow at Helsinki University. She holds a PhD in Cultural Studies and Marketing from University of the Arts London. Her research interests include visual and material cultures, particularly fashion and dress, consumer culture, and fashion marketing. She has published in a variety of journals and has written a chapter for The Routledge International Handbook to Veils and Veiling Practices. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Faith and Fashion in Turkey : Consumption, Politics and Islamic Identities

I.B. Tauris, 2018

Book chapter

...As I have illustrated in the previous chapters, not only religious rules and community norms but also members’ personal understandings of these rules as well as their everyday lives (e.g. jobs and having children) influence their practices...

Moroccan Fashion as Tradition

M. Angela Jansen

obtained her PhD in 2010 from Leiden University, the Netherlands, for a dissertation on the Moroccan fashion industry. Her monograph, Moroccan Fashion: Design, Tradition and Modernity, was published in 2014 by Bloomsbury. She is currently an independent scholar based in Brussels, as well as a Visiting Scholar at the Research Department at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, and an Associate Researcher at the Centre Jacques Berque in Rabat, Morocco. Her research interests are fashion anthropology, Eurocentricity in academic practice, globalization, and modernity. In 2012, she initiated the NWFashionConference (NWFC), which is in its fourth edition (Rabat 2012, London 2013, Hong Kong 2014). In addition to publishing and lecturing on the Moroccan fashion industry, she is involved in fashion events and museum exhibitions. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Moroccan Fashion : Design, tradition and modernity

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...Although coded as traditional, Moroccan fashion is far from embodying a timeless, closed society; on the contrary, it results from a centuries-old history of weaving together influences from Africa, the Middle East, Europe and Asia...

Power and Politics: Interactions between Fields

Nazlı Alimen

Nazlı Alimen is a research fellow at Helsinki University. She holds a PhD in Cultural Studies and Marketing from University of the Arts London. Her research interests include visual and material cultures, particularly fashion and dress, consumer culture, and fashion marketing. She has published in a variety of journals and has written a chapter for The Routledge International Handbook to Veils and Veiling Practices. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Faith and Fashion in Turkey : Consumption, Politics and Islamic Identities

I.B. Tauris, 2018

Book chapter

...Interactions between fields occur because individuals belonging to multiple fields (Verter 2003), and groups involved in similar field positions, can form strategic bonds (Swartz 1997). Fields can also overlap because of a ‘parallel logic...

Muslim Dress

Heather Marie Akou

Associate Professor of Fashion Design, Indiana University, USA Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bibliographic guide

...Islam is a global and highly decentralized religion with nearly 2 billion adherents. The main text of Islam, the Qur’an, offers little guidance about dress, establishing only that Muslim men and women should dress and behave modestly...

Forging Connections, Performing Distinctions

African Dress : Fashion, Agency, Performance

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book chapter

...In Niger, young men often declared to me that dress was a matter of personal choice, not something that should not be dictated by religion, politics, or parental expectations. Despite being largely unemployed and having limited resources...

Fashion, Transnationality, and Swahili Men

African Dress : Fashion, Agency, Performance

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book chapter

...In Kenya, clothing choice has, until recently, been largely circumscribed—limited primarily to secondhand garments (mitumba in Swahili) in the aftermath of the collapse of the local apparel-manufacturing sector.Mitumba (pl.) are secondhand...

The Body and Space: Gendered Understandings and Practices

Nazlı Alimen

Nazlı Alimen is a research fellow at Helsinki University. She holds a PhD in Cultural Studies and Marketing from University of the Arts London. Her research interests include visual and material cultures, particularly fashion and dress, consumer culture, and fashion marketing. She has published in a variety of journals and has written a chapter for The Routledge International Handbook to Veils and Veiling Practices. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Faith and Fashion in Turkey : Consumption, Politics and Islamic Identities

I.B. Tauris, 2018

Book chapter

...Space is ‘fundamental in any exercise of power’ (Foucault 1984: 252), and, as Chidester and Linenthal note, the most significant aspects of sacred spaces are ‘hierarchical power relations of domination’ (1995: 17). As explained before...

Conclusion

Magdalena Crăciun

Magdalena Crăciun obtained her PhD in Anthropology at University College London in 2010, working under Daniel Miller. She carried out fieldwork in Romania and Turkey, and her research interests include dress, fashion, Islamic fashion, materiality, authenticity, brands, fakes, markets, Eastern Europe, and Turkey. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Islam, Faith, and Fashion : The Islamic Fashion Industry in Turkey

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...This book has shown in anthropological tradition that a business in Islamic fashion often involves much more than economic calculations, even those through which aesthetic values are rendered calculable. The book has drawn its substance...

“My Man, Let Me Pull Your Coat to Something”: Malcolm X

Carol Tulloch

Carol Tulloch is Professor of Dress, Diaspora and Transnationalism at Chelsea College of Arts, University of the Arts London, UK. She is also the Chelsea College of Arts/Victoria and Albert Museum Fellow in Black British Visual and Material Culture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Birth of Cool : Style Narratives of the African Diaspora

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Book chapter

...(Malcolm X 1966: 275). Malcolm X used this street phrase as a metaphor to go “fishing” for new converts as part of his recruitment drive for the Muslim organization the Nation of Islam.[P]eople are always speculating—why am I as I am...

Iranian Fashion in the Twenty-First Century

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 5 : Central and Southwest Asia

Berg Publishers, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Fashion in the twenty-first century in Iran has become highly inventive, surprisingly innovative, and undoubtedly glamorous. This is a surprise to some in the West who are accustomed to seeing images of large public gatherings of men...